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Will Soon Become Me by Michael P. Garofalo (via Jules of Nature) This peach, these peppers, These grapes, these tomatoes Will all soon become me. Such a tasty fact. I am That and That is Me. Bless the garden! Bless the kitchen!
There is something really appealing about this little drawing of a tomato, something I can’t quite put my finger on.
Take Time To
“I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some.” ~Herbert Rappaport (via)
There Sits a Clay Pot
“You look up into the windows of decaying old apartment buildings in big cities and the residents may be holding on to life by the price of a welfare check but in half those windows, there sits a clay pot with a few flowers trying desperately to bring some color into the lives of those …
“This is why I like the company of gardeners and farmers: not just for the humility that dirty fingernails brings, but also because they are just about the last people on earth who have patience in this ever-faster spinning world.” ~Tim Mountz (via)
Flowers and Bees
The late rains have given our flowers a second season!
This is a BioSet Germinator, and I’ve used one to grow my own sprouts for years. There are a lot of choices beyond just the alfalfa sprouts you find in the grocery store, and it’s a lot of fun to watch them sprout and grow. I bought mine from Johnny’s Seeds, a family-owned business I’ve …
I love the look of gardens in the fall. The plants have become wild and untamed, almost feral, just as the cool nights give them one final burst of brilliant color. That’s the old age I’m hoping myself and Mona live to enjoy.
My marigolds look amazing this year. I didn’t do anything differently, it’s just a happy accident.
If you haven’t planted your spring garden yet, STOP! Go have a look at what SeedSavers.org has to offer! SeedSavers offers heirloom varieties of flowers and vegetables you can’t find at the chain stores, and what’s really cool is that they all come with instructions on how to harvest the seeds so you can plant …