Gardening Quote of the Week

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“And it’s a sign of age I think, that I start the day planning to get 5 things done, end it with getting 2 things done, and end up feeling like I’ve done 12 things.”–Garden Djinn

Me, too, Jenn; me, too.

About the Author

Kathy Purdy is a colchicum evangelist, converting unsuspecting gardeners into colchicophiles. She would be delighted to speak to your group about colchicums or other gardening topics. Kathy’s been writing since 4th grade, gardening since high school, and blogging since 2002.

What differentiates a bulb from a perennial plant is that the nourishment for the flower is stored within the bulb itself.…There is something miraculous about the way that a little grenade of dried up tissue can explode into a complete flower.

~Monty Don in The Complete Gardener pp. 142

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Kathy September 9, 2004, 8:40 pm

Well, it’s at the very end of the post, and you have to click the “read more” link, so you might not have seen it in your feed reader unless it always gives you the entire message. Mine just gives me the first several lines.

Chan S. September 9, 2004, 5:59 pm

I’m gonna fire my RSS feed reader…this has not shown up yet! But a great quote, wincingly so.