The 9th gift that my garden gives me is that it is true. A plant cannot be hurried, coerced or tricked into creation. The garden runs on its own timetable by nature’s laws. If you are not true to your plants if you try to cheat them or trick them the will not create for you. Their rules, their time tables; we are just the caregivers.
What gifts has your garden given you? The 8th gift the garden has given us is life. The life-giving peace and nutrition that we receive from the garden is incredible!
I carefully harvest the most amazing vegetables then bring them home to my beloved family. I say to them, “Look at what I grew”, with a smile as big as my vegetable, my chest e
Sometimes things go awry in my garden and I have to be tolerant of imperfection and the time it takes to get things right again. Mother nature has her own time table and I must play by her rules. The 6th gift the garden gives me is tolerance.
The 5th gift my garden has given me is beauty. Every single day the garden radiates beauty. Some of my favorite garden scenes are the dew drops on the edges of the leaves, the perfect spiral in the center of the lettuce plants, the geometry of a spider web and the perfection of a newly opened squash blossom with its brilliance and open invitation to the passing honey bee.
The fourth gift the garden has given me is adventure. After decades of growing a High Performance Garden, there have never been 2 days alike. There are days of triumph and days of tragedy. Each day is filled with a new adventure.
The 3rd gift my garden has given me is commitment. To reach the reward at the end of the garden season we need to have a commitment to tend to the plants needs until the end, where they reward us with a bounty of amazing food.
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Thoughtfulness is just one of the countless gifts my garden has given me. Over decades of searching for an easier, more productive and nutrient dense growing season. I have finally found it after lots of thoughtfulness.
The first gift my garden gave me was challenge. That first time I gardened in a traditional row garden, the aches, weeds and poor results challenged me to find a better garden. After 29 years I’m teaching people how to grow in harmony with nature, making the challenge fun for others!