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Monday, February 20, 2012

Lighter Days

Happy President’s Day! Are you off enjoying a sunny vacation? Don’t fret. Even if you’re stuck behind your desk, take in today’s sunshine. As we head closer to March 20th, the Vernal Equinox, it’s worth pointing out a basic but important sighting. Our morning light is slowly intensifying as the sun’s angle reaches higher in the sky each passing day. Have you noticed the stronger rays?

So before you sit back, relax and enjoy this holiday, a little note to all veggie gardeners: finish placing those seed orders. And if you think, “What’s the big deal? It’s just the sun’s rays.” Take a minute to read this wonderful poem by Hafiz. It sums up the beauty of the sun’s light and as garden lovers, we should never underestimate this one element so necessary in our ‘sow and grow’ life.

All this time
The sun never says to the earth,

“You owe me.”

What happens
With a love like that.
It lights the

Image by Ann Bilowz

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