A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. ~ George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950) Since this Summer was awash with some pretty spectacular failings, I thought sharing them with you would help your learning curve too. You more experienced gardeners can quietly cluck-cluck [...]
The danger posed by war to all of humanity – and to our planet – is at least matched by the climate crisis and global warming. I believe that t he world has reached a critical stage in its efforts to exercise responsible environmental stewardship. ~ UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon In primary school, I remember [...]
The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure. ~ David Herbert Lawrence. Living near the beach is lovely. You don’t have far to go for a refreshing dip. The sea breeze is always at your house first on a hot day. The downside? Sand. After Veggie Patch Armageddon, [...]
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