Gardening

The Carpenter Bee

Thump, thump, thump. A full-bodied Carpenter bee. The kind of bee that gets in your face when you get into...

A Better Soil

I grabbed my loppers. I cut at its branches. I cut. I cut. I cut. It was violent. There’s no...

One Tool, Many Gardens

Everywhere I’m planted. However, temporarily. I put in a garden. I’ve planted gardens in North Bend (OH), Richmond (IN), San...

The Hedge

I like boundaries. I also have three neighbors. Two of them are elderly.  They lost control of their yards many...

Harder Not Smarter

I strike the ground. The blade of the spade recoils back. I change my location. I strike the ground. The...

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