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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.
“Gardening is not a place: it is a passage, a passion. We don’t know where we’re going; to pass through is enough; to pass through is to remain.” ~Octavio Paz (Octavio Paz was a man who really loved his semicolons.)
“I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some.” ~Herbert Rappaport (via)
“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 …
“Anyone who thinks gardening begins in the spring and ends in the fall is missing the best part of the whole year; for gardening begins in January with the dream. ” ~Josephine Nuese
“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)
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 …