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Autumn’s Arrival

autumn devotion from God's Word for Gardeners Bible

Welcome autumn, the glorious season of crisp air with a whiff of cozy firesides ahead–though it’s a mad-scramble season, actually. Gardeners are eager to get things cleaned up and get indoors before the first freeze. Dropping temperatures send us scurrying, cease the strive of plants to flower, and let leaves loose to litter the lawn…though all of […]

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Welcome Summer

summer devotions smothered in basil

Welcome summer today, June 20, 2016. The heat is on! In honor of the year’s longest day and higher temperatures, the “Summer” devotion excerpt from God’s Word for Gardeners Bible is shared below, from the Garden Stories series on Seasons. Hopefully your weather hasn’t hit the heat of a furnace, but ours feels close! So […]

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National Day of Prayer

US flag in star jasmine for the national day of prayer

The National Day of Prayer is a day of common ground, “bringing together citizens to celebrate our most beloved freedom; the freedom to humbly come before God and seek His guidance in prayer,” quoted from www.nationaldayofprayer.org. Easy enough for us gardeners…on our knees anyway, as they say! Enjoy an excerpt from God’s Word for Gardeners […]

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Whisper Winter

winters last whisper rose with GO'ds Word for Gardeners Bible

Tonight begins actual winter, though its plunging cold nights, frosts, and snow flurries have heralded the season here and there for weeks. And despite the calendar and the solstice, a few flowers may be lingering in your garden??? Whisper roses often linger in winter light in our yard, inspiring the “Winter” devotion in God’s Word for Gardeners […]

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Have a Happy Thanksgiving

thanksgiving wheat and vine harvest

HAPPY THANKSGIVING !!! From our home garden to yours, we thank you for being our readers and gardeners. You are a blessing in our lives! We are grateful to grow a community of those who love to see the Lord and his wisdom in the land, ready to taste and see His goodness in gardening […]

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Autumn Apples

Apples fill a bike basket-filtered

Autumn is here and hopefully trees are heavy-laden with apples, their crisp, tart crunch capturing the brisk air and invigorating flavor that we love about fall. Bundle up for a bike ride or orchard picking–or a bike ride to orchard picking! Or celebrate autumn’s arrival by falling into an apple devotion, featured in God’s Word for […]

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Hope Refreshed

crabapple trees in Quebec, Canada

O, the hope in knowing that just on the other side of these hot August days are the crisp nights of Autumn, with a revitalizing chill at dusk and dawn! “Refresh me with apples,” the beloved appeals (Song of Songs 2:5), stirring visions of one of fall’s favorite crops. Wait with me, hope with me, in whatever […]

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt

quilt in the garden

With summer on a slow move towards the cozier days of fall and winter, is there a quilt project stirring in your heart? After all, where are we to channel our garden energy once tucked indoors by the weather? Is a gardener ever without a project piecing together curiosity, whim, beauty, and resourcefulness, all the […]

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A Grapevine Toast

carved grapevine detail

A grapevine toast from the wine country of Sonoma, California! Our recent visit to the area endeared me all the more to grapevines and their culture, infusing grapevine Scriptures with a new depth of delight for having walked a land growing with grapes. Cheers, and welcome grapevine to the Plant Guide. Garden Visit to Robert […]

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Start of Summer

summer basil with summer devotions

Celebrate the start of summer this Sunday, along with a great day with your dad. Summer begins Sunday, June 21st. In honor of the longest day, enjoy an excerpt from God’s Word for Gardeners Bible on “Summer,” from the Seasons devotions. Hopefully weather hasn’t hit the heat of a furnace; nonetheless a few hot days are in […]

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