Tag Archives: Container gardening

Catering to a Seed

Every morning I go on my balcony to see if the seeds I planted from my store bought cherry tomatoes have started to grow. Despite my desire to do things in a hurry, the seeds grow at their own pace, … Continue reading

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The Garden of Eden on a Balcony

In the U.S. more people have died of the coronavirus than from the September 11 massacre. In Italy, we’ve reached a plateau indicating that things are getting better. Unfortunately, because so many parents are freaking out having to stay inside … Continue reading

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It’s time to grow your own.

Day 12 Yesterday was a beautiful day because the sun was shining. Since the lockdown, smog is practically non-existent and the air feels good. One thing you have to know about Italians is that they are addicted to sunshine. It’s … Continue reading

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Pruning…once again

We are busy trimming our bougainvillea so that its energy will move forward and, with time, wrap itself around our terrace. I have created a little window so that I can watch as my neighbor’s apricot tree makes its fruit that … Continue reading

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Rocket Man

Several years ago, I posted about Vigilant Things and the use of everyday objects, by the Yoruba of Nigeria, to create talismans. These talismans are known as aale and they are meant to warn someone with bad intentions to stay … Continue reading

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