Tag Archives: Plant

Labor Day: Celebration of Working People

As flags go up around the town where I’m living in 2018 in Georgia, I can’t help but reflect on the people who raised me and the work ethic they exhibited. Labor Day is a good excuse to celebrate them. … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Herbs

“And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds in the sky and all the creatures that move along the ground–everything that has the breath of life in it–I give every green plant for food.” And it … Continue reading

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Garden Spot

This time of year the home folks always used to put their gardens out.  The soil would be warming up after a long winter, and usually after we gassed the tobacco seed beds, we would get the plow and disc … Continue reading

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Are You Cereus?

Mammaw Smith loved her flowering plants.  She had them placed in the bay window of the living room of the house her grandfather had built in 1893.  In one part of the window she had placed a table filled with … Continue reading

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