Old Tree Slab

by Robert Finch ‘I grow old, I grow old,’ the garden says. It is nearly October. The bean leaves grow paler, now lime, now yellow, now leprous, dissolving before my eyes. The pods curl and do not grow, turn limp and blacken. The potato vines wither, and the tubers huddle underground in their rough weather-proof…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

#NationalIndoorPlantWeek is this week! Be sure to follow my friend, Lisa Steinkopf – the @HouseplantGuru – on twitter for a chance to win copies of her books and some houseplants. And remember, it’s all week long – so Happy Indoor Plant Week. Go get yourself something new for the Indoor season, which is just around…

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But Now in September,

by Robert Finch But now in September, the garden has cooled, and with it my possessiveness. The sun warms my back instead of beating on my head… The harvest has dwindled, and I have grown apart from the intense midsummer relationship that brought it on. As featured onThe Daily Gardener podcast: Words inspired by the…

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