Tag Archives: Butterflies

The Zen of Weeding

I love weeding. I know what you’re thinking.  I didn’t always feel that way.  Hang with me a few minutes; let me explain. Several years ago, while I was a Horticulture student, I worked as a summer intern at the … Continue reading

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I’m really going to need my garden this year…

In the depth of winter I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. Albert Camus It’s been a time of change and loss……you know, life doing its thing.  As I face the possibilities and inevitabilities being worked … Continue reading

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Arachnid Innocence Project aka Justice for Spiders

Last night I ran across a photograph I took at Duke Gardens a few years ago of a light green spider on a Polianthes tuberosa flower.  I’d seen them before on occasion, but didn’t know the name, so off to … Continue reading

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