Mentors' magic

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Janet arranges flowers with Burdette Chapman, enjoying every minute being with someone whose passion for gardening glows as bright in her 80th year gardening, as her first.  

Do we ever feel alone in the garden? No way!

We should never feel adrift, where so many have gone before.

Click on a topic from the list at left, for words of wisdom that have been passed down to us.

And, as always: Is there pass-along gardening wisdom in your hands? Want to pay homage to generations of experience gone by? Send it to us. We'll pass along all we can.


Below: Janet, with Judith Reiter, demonstrates how it's more fun to be in the garden with another gardener. (Notice the 3rd garden lover with them?) We are never alone in a garden, since we carry our mentors with us.