Katherine Von Bora was the wife of Martin Luther. She was a prodigious gardener, a skilled herbalist and an avid farmer. Her training in herbalism, her ability to bring forth abundant harvests from the soil, and her administrative skills made … Continue reading
Time to Order Seeds Well folks, it’s garden time again. I have a stack of garden catalogs beside my couch. When taking a break from work, I pore over this year’s offerings. Though your die-hard gardeners probably already have their … Continue reading
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This morning, while watering the garden before bathing for church, I didn’t want to leave. The air was cool, and smelled of damp earth. I walked around languidly examining the bright rows. I love this time of year. Everything is … Continue reading
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About midsummer, the gardener should take time to reflect on the beauty and abundance of the fields, both wild and cultivated. As I go about my garden tasks, the natural world around me is going about its own work. Sunrises … Continue reading