Some of the biggest, most beautiful blooms in my garden aren’t flowering perennials, but vegetable plants. The squash and zucchini flowers not only catch my interest, but keep the local bee population busy all day long. There’s plenty of nectar to go around, and the bees have to wipe their feet before exiting to dislodge caked on clumps of pollen.
A garden is the best alternative therapy.
“Soil is a living entity:
the crucible of life,
a seething foundry in which
matter and energy are in
constant flux and life is
— Daniel Hillel,
Out of Earth 1991
Authored by Joseph in Gardening Zone 8b
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