Procrastinating the Topsy-Turvy Way!

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

"Yesterday is but today's memory,
  tomorrow is today's dream.” – Kahlil Gibran

One weekend, a dear friend introduced me to “topsy-turvy” gardening. My mom loves to garden and she has the patience and the passion. I don’t have a big backyard and we mostly have pavers, trees and shrubs. There really isn’t a whole lot of ground where I can plant vegetables and herbs.

But to my surprise, I was intrigued with the prospect of harvesting my own tomatoes, strawberries, herbs, eggplant, zucchini, squash and a little treat for humming birds!

I have a topsy-turvy life, it seems. I have plenty of projects that have not seen its completion. So surely I don’t have shortage of tasks I need to complete, but I’m having a major writer’s block that I need a little diversion. The other project that I have to work on in the next few weeks is emotionally exhausting so tackling a “gardening challenge” can be fun and uplifting? Or am I setting up myself to another source of frustration?

Of all my four children, my youngest is probably the one that got my mother’s green thumb and love for the outdoors. My 9yo gets excited planting annuals, perennials, and vegetables.

So today I drove to Home Depot and “splurged” …

Hopefully, in the process of putting together my “topsy-turvy” garden, I can find that word that will jumpstart my other project. (Come visit next time to see if I've made any progress with my topsy-turvy garden!)

Have a great week everyone and keep smiling

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.”Oscar Wilde

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  1. Honey, You plant the tomatoes, I will bring the basil and mozzarella. What a great treat that will be!
    With the help of our crumbcatcher, it will be a wonderful garden. Enjoy the experience.
    Love, Mom

  2. Hey There!

    I am following you from MBC :)
    I hope you'll come by and follow me too.

  3. We've been working on our container "gardens" too.

    Following from MBC.


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