Someone asked me recently whether I used pesticides in my garden. I don’t, and I do. These are my pesticides: Birds, wasps, yellow jackets and
We need to love things that are ordinary and banal. We must look at them and respect them. We must open ourselves up to the
The most serious gardening I do would seem very strange to an onlooker, for it involves hours of walking round in circles, apparently doing nothing.
If you want to see plants waving fronds, flowers, and foliage in the air like they just don’t care, come to my garden now. If
“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” — John Muir Monarchs (Danaus plexippus) are
My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant’s point of view. –