The Spring/Summer 2019 Garden–Healing Comes in Many Ways

She considers a field and buys it;    out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.She sets about her work vigorously;    her arms are strong for her tasks. Proverbs 31: 16-17, NIV In the last few months I began a couple of Instagram live talks to follow up my blog posts. Like many who are “building a brand” […]

Just Keep Planting: The First Fall/Winter Garden

The advice that comes from the head of the urban farm where we volunteer is, “Just keep planting.” There is, of course, a rhythm to understanding season and sun and how each affects plant growth. Yet, his premise is that the weather is so unpredictable here until it becomes difficult to say with certainty what […]

The Garden of Promise

With the click of a button and the closing of a book, our school year ended–at least for a brief time. Visions of next year are dancing in my head, but with nothing firm yet, I will perhaps update my curriculum page later. In the meantime, I would love to show you our garden’s progress. […]

Spring Garden 2018–“Going Hard” Around our Home

I spent days agonizing over the right words to convey my excitement, only to come up lacking. So, hopefully the abundance of pictures (with more to come, I am sure) and related tales is enough to express a certain pleasure that spring is finally here–maybe(?) Our humble beginnings of a spring garden resulted from a […]