Category Archives: Gardening

We commit his body to the ground; earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust….

‘Earth, that nourished thee, shall claim Thy growth, to be resolved to earth again.’   When I die I want a to be buried into a biodegradable burial pod. In the pod the body is first encapsulated into a fetal … Continue reading

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A Girl’s Garden By Robert Frost

A neighbor of mine in the village Likes to tell how one spring When she was a girl on the farm, she did A childlike thing. One day she asked her father To give her a garden plot To plant … Continue reading

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11 Creative Garden Crafts for Kids

Title: 11 Creative Garden Crafts for Kids Author: KidsTime Full Text & Source: http://www.mykidstime.com/things-to-do/will-love-11-creative-garden-crafts-for-kids/ The Internet, Online, 18/8/2015 Sample Text: I love it when the sun comes out and the kids can get outdoors more often. Best of all, we … Continue reading

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Add Interest to Your Yard with a Pergola

Title: Add Interest to Your Yard with a Pergola Author: Better Homes And Gardens Full Text & Source: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/outdoor/pergola-arbor-trellis/add-interest-with-a-pergola/?socsrc=bhgfb06241520 The Internet, Online, 18/8/2015 Sample Text: Create a Cozy Seating Area This pergola, made from vintage materials, envelops comfy furniture and … Continue reading

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The Glory of the Garden By Rupyard Kipling

Our England is a garden that is full of stately views, Of borders, beds and shrubberies and lawns and avenues, With statues on the terraces and peacocks strutting by; But the Glory of the Garden lies in more than meets … Continue reading

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Gardening Quotes

You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.- Antoine De Saint-Exupery The most noteworthy thing about gardeners is that they are always optimistic, always enterprising, and never satisfied. They always look forward to doing something better than they have … Continue reading

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It’s Impossible To Be Stressed While Gardening

My Gardening Project 2015 These are pictures of my garden: upper and lower patio, lawn and sea views from the house. This is where I relax and weed and forget about the stresses of modern living, my retreat. “People think … Continue reading

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