Will we ever see the rain?

May 30, 2015
If you don't live here, California drought is just a headline, a TV news story, someone else's problem.  But here in California, it's serious stuff, being called...

Diggin’ in the dirt

April 9, 2014
Are you excited about spring yet? Yeah, I know. If you live in some parts of the country you can't get excited just yet. But hey, like death and taxes, spring does come....

Yes, my darlings, spring has sprung

March 22, 2014
Spring. It's sprung, at least this week and at least in the San Francisco Bay area and on the Monterey peninsula. And in Sonoma. Here's what I found on my...

Cultivating the garden of our life

December 7, 2012
Photo credit* Be gentle, kind and patient with yourself. Now that's something I need to do more of,because I'm pretty good at recognizing my own...

The cycle of life

September 12, 2012
Rose Garden, San Jose, 2011 Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last.  The spring rains will come again. ~Sarah...

Sometimes, you just want to smack someone

June 5, 2012
Ever felt this way? Yeah, I thought so. Me,...

Spring flowers: a cure for depression?

May 26, 2012
 Spring flowers make me happy. I've always thought that depression treatment should include some sort of flower therapy. And I don't mean just smelling them. That...

How to build a Moroccan garden

May 17, 2012
We made a false start at landscaping last spring, our first spring after we bought this house in Fall 2010. Maybe we didn't have a clear vision or maybe we picked the...

14 garden atrocities to avoid at any cost

May 15, 2012
We got to the garden supply store a bit earlier than our landscaper the other day and had plenty of time to peruse the place. We were astonished at the broad range of...

Gorgeous garden flower selections

May 12, 2012
Our landscaper took us to the garden center to choose some flowers for the new courtyard. We'll be going back for more, but here's a look at some of our first...

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