The Brutality of Gardening

I’m not gentle with my plants

Author’s photo of the mini lilac in 2021

I once believed gardening was a gentle hobby. One of softly tucking new seeds into loamy soil, of carefully watering to ensure even moisture, and of tenderly caring for delicate new shoots.

I was wrong.

Gardening is a brutal hobby.

My first introduction to the barbarity was with what my mom called a ‘mini…



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Robin James

Robin James


When I’m not writing my novel I’m writing rants and whatnot. Figured I might as well post them here.