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Gardening heals your soul!

Thursday, April 25, 2013

While out watering my plants I realized how much I rely on them. Not only for nourishment but for support. My plants do not judge me (unless I do not care for them), they do not argue with me and all in all they love me. At least in my mind. I never realized that until today when I was watering them with my youngest. My daughter is a green thumb as well and loves the outdoors and nature as much as I do. Honestly it is a trait that both of my Grandparents had that continued through all of us.

My garden may be small now but it is beautiful, green and lush. Outside we have a lime tree, blueberry bush, tomato plant, two strawberry plants and some dark pink Asiatic Lilies. Inside I have several herbs, green onions, bell peppers, daisies (from an amazing friend) and three house plants. Funny how I say that isn't much. I grew up with my Grandfather having a large farm with crops galore and my Grandmother having a wonderful garden in the city. Honestly her garden reminded me of the Secret Garden. I would go in there with her next to her small pond and read books and talk about my life issues. I am deeply wanting this for my own children. A place outside for them to relax and meditate, an area for yoga would be amazing! Along with a garden that will nourish them and teach them about growth and life.

Today was a pretty horrible day, this wedding planning for my SIL is becoming a painful unwanted choir. If it wasn't for beginning my day with meditative yoga and ending it spending time with my kids and plants I am not sure how I would function.

I hope you all have found peace and love in your day today!

Much love Sparkers!

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    I enjoyed your blog. I, too had wonderful gardening examples from my grandparents. I can't believe my grandpa tilled and weeded and irrigated with a hip replacement well into his later years. I have gained a greater respect for both Grandpa and Grandma through my own gardening. May you be blessed with an abundance at harvest!
    1882 days ago
    Your garden sounds beautiful! My own is quite pitiful in comparison! Have you posted photos of your garden?
    1882 days ago
  • TECH1960PS

    I love plants as well. Have a great weekend. emoticon
    1883 days ago
    Gardening also reminds of Gods blessings in creation and we can have a little part of bringing more beauty to the earth. My son grows a food and flower garden and is having so much fun. He loves to dig most of all and hates to weed but what can you expect from a 10 year old.
    I will pray that you can control the stress around the wedding plans for your SIL

    1883 days ago
  • JO88BAKO
    You bet, plants are awesome
    1883 days ago
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