Category Archives: gardening

Ahhh, Kohlrabi!

Last night I finally harvested my three kohlrabi plants.  After doing some research, I realize I probably should have done it last week.  The ideal size for taste is approximately a 2-3 inch diameter. I brought two of the kohlrabi … Continue reading

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The earth laughs in flowers. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The earth laughs in flowers.”  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I found this quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson and thought it was a wonderful saying to go along with some of my new and old favorite photos of flowers.  Enjoy! 🙂

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Enjoy the simpler things!

One worthwhile task carried to a successful conclusion is worth half-a-hundred half-finished tasks. ~ Malcolm S. Forbes Sometimes we can get the greatest pleasure from the simplest things.   My yard and garden, small though they may be, offer me … Continue reading

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Fathers

Nothing I’ve ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children. – Bill Cosby My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me. ~Jim Valvano On this day … Continue reading

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There are flowers everywhere…

There are flowers everywhere for those who bother to look. – Henri Matisse

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New iris blooming!

“It pleases me to take amateur photographs of my garden, and it pleases my garden to make my photographs look professional” ~ Robert Brault “I never had any other desire so strong, and so like to covetousness, as that one … Continue reading

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Do something today that nurtures your soul!

  The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin When I am working in my … Continue reading

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