Digging Deep: Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening

Connecting With Nature

– Posted in: Garden Musings
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Connecting with nature is something that most gardeners do naturally - at least while working in our gardens. But how many of us take the time - on a daily basis- to have an interlude with nature in the world outside of our backyards? I know that I can be as guilty as the next [...]

Starting Over

– Posted in: Garden Design, Garden Musings
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For several years now, I've talked and written about how living with ambiguity is an integral part of the creative process. My book, Digging Deep: Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening, touches upon this subject in more detail.  I want to share a personal story with you that once again reminded me that learning to live with uncertainty is an [...]

Digging Deep: Planning (Stage Three)

– Posted in: Miscellaneous
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Planning, laying down the bones, is the problem-solving element of creating. Here is where you will begin to give shape to your imaginings, your style, and your physical reality in order to lay out the blueprint of what you hope to create. You will take a good look at what it is that you envision [...]