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Happy Birthday, Luther Burbank!

March 7th marks the 167th anniversary of the birth of famed American botanist and horticulturalist Luther Burbank (March 7th, 1849 – April 11th, 1926). Burbank’s birthday coincides with California’s Arbor Week. This …

And she is deeply fed

I am a traveler who relies on serendipity and grace. I’m a fundamentally optimistic person and frequently procrastinate in making travel arrangements (odd, since I’m not a procrastinator in general). …

Victory Gardens, past and present

Like other avid gardeners, I collect gardening catalogs. To me, they represent life, productivity and the promise of family, good food and good health. I also study and write about Victory …