Mini Meadow. Mega Mission.

Seed. Soil. Water. Cold. Warm. Germination. Cotyledons. Stem. Leaves. Time. Flower. Seed. The journey to being fully formed is long. The final bloom of a plant is not fully realized until the right things happen in the right order and at the right time. A plant does not try to hurry time but rather acceptsContinue reading “Mini Meadow. Mega Mission.”

Spring is well under way

“All things flourish and each returns to its source.” Tau te ching ch.16 I am not versed in Taoism but I have found myself over the past 15 years enjoying contemplating some of these concepts. I find them comforting I guess. Feel free to pause, be still and let this one float around you. AsContinue reading “Spring is well under way”

Ahimsa – Do no harm

Ahimsa, a word and concept I learned in my Yoga practice. I chose to name my garden Ahimsa Garden because we need to understand current yard scape / lawn scape practices are causing harm. However, we can choose to bring Ahimsa to our landscaped places. I quietly focus my mind on this word Ahimsa andContinue reading “Ahimsa – Do no harm”

Backyards and Mass Migrations

Last week I finished reading No Way Home by Dr. David S. Wilcove. In brief, this book is about the decline and extinction of the phenomena of mass migration. Plus much more. I used a little over 19 page flags in various neon colors and every few pages I found myself looking around for theContinue reading “Backyards and Mass Migrations”