Author Archives: 5gardens

More Muggle Job Lessons

Many years ago someone I trusted suggested to me that an important part of the work I came here to do is to achieve balance.  In our journeys we often stretch the energies to extremes to learn the lessons that … Continue reading

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Indoor Garden Update

I’ve had to remount the epiphyte garden because it got too big for the original mounting.  I’ve added some new Tillandsia bromeliads, and the original ones and the staghorn fern have grown a lot.  I love the piece of reclaimed … Continue reading

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Outdoor garden (again) and a sitting spot

My husband cleared out some space from the jungle behind the wood shop shed and we’re turning it into a sitting spot.  It’s the only part of our property that has shade for a large part of the day during … Continue reading

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Celebrating Nature 2015 (Taken in 2015 but posted in 2017)

I’m not outside much any more. Which of course causes me to feel a little sad and disconnected from nature.  But every once in a while I am outside and I see something that I need to take a picture … Continue reading

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Indoor Garden

It’s been many years since I was able to have an indoor garden.  I learned several years ago that I am allergic to the kinds of organisms that live in the soil of potted plants.  So no houseplants for me.  … Continue reading

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Muggle Job Garden

I didn’t anticipate that one of my gardens would be a muggle job.  But I have the job.  And so why shouldn’t it be a garden?  To be honest, it’s not what I would prefer to be doing with my … Continue reading

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Basket Garden

Still trying to get back into the workshop to continue work on the tables.  But the muggle job and the extra amount of time I have to spend on food preparation because of my problems swallowing have prevented me from … Continue reading

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