Sharing the Bounty

We are well into harvest season, and it is at this time that many of us are up to our ears in produce as tomatoes, cucumbers, and squash abound. Late summer is typically a time for vegetable gardeners to step into overdrive, rapidly harvesting their crops and putting up their bounty for the colder days …

Planting a Mini Meadow

When I think of a meadow, I often imagine vast open grasslands sprinkled with wildflowers, just like I used to explore when I was a child.  I always admired these beautiful areas and appreciated them for all that they offered local wildlife.  Until recently, having a meadow on my property was a dream, as I …

A Cosmos Connection

They say that in the universe, there are cosmic connections. When a person will come into your life to help you develop and grow, creating a relationship, whether short or long term, that brings meaning to your life. I believe that plants can affect your life as well, and the links you create with them …

True Colors

At times, I have found that people can be afraid to show their true colors, intimidated by presenting the authentic version of themselves to the world. Perhaps they are concerned whether they will be accepted or too nervous about putting themselves out there. Sometimes it can seem easier to hide who we truly are to …

Feeling Blue

It's berry season, one of my favorite times of the year! Berries have always been my favorite fruits, with blueberries being right at the top of that list. Growing up, we had some close family friends that had beautiful gardens that I always admired. As these friends neared retirement, they decided to plan for a …