Category Archives: Garden Memories

How Do You Say Goodbye to a Garden?

Our Southern Garden Gave Us Rich Memories It was high dusk on a gray November day. We had countless plants we’d collected on the fly from our thirty-five-year-old garden tightly wedged into the back seat of the car. There was … Continue reading

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My Garden is a Madhouse

And I am the Mad Keeper of the Madness I think it is safe to say the inmates have escaped and are now at large and in charge. Weather created this garden asylum. You have to believe me. This was … Continue reading

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A Practically Perfect Spring

But There is a Catch It’s late May when I begin this piece, and it’s been windy and rainy for seven or eight days. Last I checked we had seven-going-on eight inches in the rain gauge, with more coming in, … Continue reading

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Garden Memories

Three decades of my memories are seamed to the garden with a lock stitch that cannot unravel. The quiet months, January and February, when the green world seems asleep, often draw me back to those first years, when I was … Continue reading

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