One of the great benefits of gardening is that it gives us so many moments of joy. We could also call them God’s-in-his-heaven-all’s-right-with-the-world moments.
They take many forms – the much-anticipated opening of a new rose (or a beloved old rose), the first ripe tomato, the scent of a mock orange, the sight of robins plucking berries from a crabapple.
I think I’m missing a gene. Okay, maybe two or three. This is the time of year when gardeners are told to dream, to curl up ...
"President Jimmy Carter once said that life is not fair. I’m not positive, but I don’t think he coined that phrase. I’m not pos
It is always a topic of conversation: What plants work well in sun or in shade? Or both?
People ask me why, year after inexplicable year, I continue to crank out these bizarre little lyrics for the holidays.
If “ignorance of the law” is no excuse, does that apply also to the laws of nature? Of physiology? Of reproduction?