Tag Archives: Garden

The Chicken House Rules

Do you keep chickens?  I’ve never heard of anyone who regretted doing it.  In fact, most people say it’s proved to be more fun and more interesting than they thought it would be.  I’ve wanted to add chickens to my … 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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Winter Reflections

In the business of horticulture here in zone 7b, winter is a time for regrouping.  It’s a dormant period for many of us, just like that of a plant, time to slow down many of the more public processes and … Continue reading

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So What’s a Zen View?

So what’s a Zen View anyway?  Sounds kind of spiritual, doesn’t it?  The experience can certainly be spiritual if you’re open to it, but unlike a lot about spirituality, the magic of the Zen View can be easily understood. I … Continue reading

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