Friday, January 7, 2011
Waiting for the Garden
I'm trying diligently to follow some sage garden advice of my own, but there will soon come a time, I'm sure, when my desires intersect with the greater flow of Time through the Universe, and I'll step in, prematurely as usual. That advice, for gardeners of all ilks and manners, is to WAIT, just wait, for the Garden to tell you what to do. It is a simple enough concept, but there are some depths to the wisdom, and in fact, the advice applies to our garden activities in two vastly different ways:
Of course, alternatively, you could just plant some hidden microphones around and then arrange for other gardeners to tour your garden. The opinions of others might be harsher but may be clearer than the ramblings of a viburnum hedge.