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GCJ Book Club – The Garden Cure

GCJ Book Club – The Garden Cure

The Grow Create Joy book club is back and I'm picking up from where I left off with The Garden Cure by Jan Cameron. The Garden Cure is a guide to cultivating wellness, for ones self or for others,...

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Chamomile, before the tea

Chamomile, before the tea

Once you invite chamomile in, it becomes a faithful friend. Returning year after year, at first almost undetected as their tiny seeds nestle between the soil particles and the little plants...

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The chameleon and the crown

The chameleon and the crown

Goodbye to October, the chameleon and the crown of the season. A month when we can nostalgically forget the dark, rainy days and delight in the life-giving glow of decay. It’s no coincidence that...

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How my garden holds me

How my garden holds me

The motif of this summer was intense heat and more intense work schedules. A garden participant said to me in one session “how lucky you are to work in this calming garden”. I agree, I am. When I am...

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GJC Book Club – Plot 29

GJC Book Club – Plot 29

Our second GJC Book Club read, Plot 29 by Allan Jenkins was highly recommended to us by Eleanor from Hope Springs Gardening and what a wonderful choice! Plot 29 is about how gardening can soothe us...

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Winter light project

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GCJ Book Club – Grow Easy

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Meaningful winter activities

Winter can be a hard time for many people. The shorter, colder days might make it more difficult for us to get outside and enjoy nature in the ways...

Book club!

Like many other people I have appreciated books more than ever in the past two years. I have wishlists on paper and saved in social media, purchases...