My first encounter with gardening began after my mother gave me a small patch of earth when I was a little girl.  “Plant whatever you want,” she said. A circle of blue hued pansies grew. The sweet scent of the earth between my fingers and the warmth of the sun on my back captivated me. More

“When you buy a piece of land, remember –you own all above it; you own that far reach of ether in which the stars drift over your land, the moon as it hangs above your trees, the sun as it passes through your sky-claim; and best of all you possess all the dreams which lie between you and infinity.” — Hanna Rion, gardener, artist, writer. More