Monthly Archives: June 2010

Discipline

In my life there are many things I “have” to do,  and many things I do in support of other people’s agendas, so there is seldom time for me to do exactly what I want to do.  I have lived … Continue reading

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Keeping Track

I acquire plants by all sort of means, but many of my plants comes from the “scratch and dent” (thank you for the phrasing, Lisa) section at the back of many nurseries.  I get great plants back there, at great … Continue reading

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Tweaking

Years ago I read an Ann Lovejoy article which claimed that a plant was not in the right place until it had been moved four times.  I expect that this was somewhat tongue-in-cheek, but I have found it quite accurate … Continue reading

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Wet, Wet, Wet (with apologies to the Scottish band)

I love the rain.  Generally it cannot rain enough for me.  I used to enjoy wading in knee-deep water on my way to class in college and, years ago, spent a delirious day in the Canary Islands in a monsoon-like … Continue reading

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Reading, Not Weeding

Maybe I’m not really a gardener.  Maybe I just like to think about gardening a lot, because the last two posts have been about other (albeit related) activities.  These, reading and shopping, are things I love to do if they … Continue reading

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