I garden in the Texas Hill Country (as well as in Austin and in Sydney). When I’m not in my garden, I read about gardens, listen to garden podcasts/radio shows, watch garden videos/TV shows, and plan garden travel.
I’m not a botanist or horticulturalist (so forgiveness, please, when I don’t provide a proper Latin name). I come to the garden as a place of presence, beauty, and even healing. I love to do the creative, big-picture design and the detail work. The heavy lifting in between–not so much. I don’t mind weeding, and I love to water.
I feel alive in the garden. Indeed, it is paradise on earth.