20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Happy May Day! Today, the tradition in France is to give a sprig of Lily of the Valley to loved ones. Originally from Japan, Lily of the Valley has long been considered lucky. It’s a sweet scent, belies its high toxicity. Other names for Lily of the Valley include May Bells, Our Lady’s Tears, and…

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Twilight Hymn

by Phoebe Hinsdale Brown Yes, when the toilsome day is gone, And night, with banners gray,  Steals silently the glade along  In twilight’s soft array. I love to steal awhile away From little ones and care,  And spend the hours of setting day  In gratitude and prayer. I love to feast on Nature’s scenes When…

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