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Wildlife

Wildlife

Today has been full of unexpected sightings–a groundhog grazing in the grass, a skunk waddling across the driveway, and a deer browsing on one of my woodland paths. The groundhog and the deer just look at me and go on about their business. The skunk scurried out of sight under the front step. What’s aRead more about Wildlife[…]

Guano

Guano

A gardening friend offered a bucket of bat guano to our little gardening club. Since no one else took it, i did. Guano is strong stuff, capable of burning plants, so i added it to my compost pile. I do like adding a layer of manure to my compost lasagna. However, this is the firstRead more about Guano[…]

Half Moon

Half Moon

This early morning, the waning half moon was reflected in my little fish pond. Poets, especially Zen poets, and philosophers, such as Plato, use the image of the moon’s reflection in water to try to tell us about Awareness. Once we see/feel Awareness, we understand at a deep level that life is a dream. LifeRead more about Half Moon[…]

Azalea Patience

Azalea Patience

This evening, my garden group went to visit an azalea garden. Doug has collected seed and grown dozens of azaleas from seed. His specialty is azaleas in the orange-flamingo-salmon-peach range of colors–each one breath-taking, some of them bi-color. How much patience does it take to grow an azalea from seed to flower? Three years, accordingRead more about Azalea Patience[…]