Category Archives: Care & Feeding

New Life For Old Potting Soil

Print PDFRefreshing weary soil (or medium) benefits plants indoors and out Waking Up Worn Out Soil As autumn arrives, many of us clear out planters and containers, tossing dead or aging plants on the compost heap or into the green … Continue reading

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One Woman’s Delight, Another’s Disaster?

Print PDFMy beloved ‘sprawl of abundance’ Relational Gardening Since my home garden is tiny, I’m fortunate to have the use of a plot in a community garden a few minutes’ walk from my home. As I’ve mentioned before, the soil … Continue reading

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A Wholesome Distraction

Print PDFRun Julia Child’s tian through the garden for a taste treat Gardening As Active Meditation My new meditation app informed me this week that, according to recent studies, humans spend on average about 47% of our waking hours in … Continue reading

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Many Kinds Of Meditation

Print PDFA close relationship with nature promotes well being Nature And Emotional Health Last week, a friend kindly shared a phone app with me that’s intended to help train our anxious, busy minds to slow down and relax. After several … Continue reading

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