Saturday, August 28, 2010

Do Not Think...

...about the garden while you are away. Do not even look at it in your mind. No hint of worry should unsettle your soul. Everything's just fine. Your plants are not lap dogs locked in a car on a sweltering summer day, they are not children playing in the streets, they are not unattended elderly felled and disabled. They are plants! They are strong! They are doing what they do well and doing it without a thought or worry! They grow, produce, consuming carbon, spewing oxygen!

So shhhhhh. Settle down. Focus. Stay tuned.


  1. We had good rain for 3 days which helped, I'm sure!

  2. I am constantly astounded by plants' ability survive; I hope you will be, too.

  3. Haha! Love your zen approach to not worrying.

    It's true - we did have some good rain last week and plants are more resilient than we sometimes give them credit for. Good luck!

  4. i've resisted thinking about 5 times. It's been helpful that we've had much work to do here.

  5. This should be every garden-lover's mantra. It's really hard not to worry about your garden. But you are right, they are plants and they will be just fine, doing what they do best. Sometimes we also need to loosen up. =)


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