About two hours of pulling weeds at a time is all I can stand. Then I need to rest. Our rent house has several big, beautiful raised garden beds in the front and back of the house. The landscaping is one of the things I loved at first sight, and one of the reasons I […]
Play a Day: New Growth
A woman tending her garden. Woman: Plants are so resilient. Pull off all their leaves. Forget to water them. What were brown stems, dead to the onlooking eye, Pull water from deep roots and bloom anew As long as the temperature is right. May I be fortified by such strength As I harvest them for […]
Play a Day: Flower or Gardener?
An individual in coveralls and a straw hat sits on a bench, head in their hands. A watering can sits unattended beside them. Another individual wearing a flower costume enters stage left. The flower attempts to get the notice of the gardener to no avail. No amount of posturing, throat clearing, pretty posing, allowing sniffing, […]