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Happy Thanksgiving!

harvest cornicopia with Israel and American fruit

H A P P Y   T H A N K S G I V I N G ! ! ! Our treasured day to gather together and celebrate the abundant harvest is here! We may have actual harvests or metaphorical ones…or our abundance and good favor may remain a matter of waiting for now. […]

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Where Can I Find Bible Plants in Atlanta?

a-light-for-my-path

Once again, The Association of Garden Communicators (GWA) gathered its gaggle of writers, editors, photographers, videographers, marketers, etc. for its annual conference—nothing is more fun than being with a group who loves everything garden and who are crazy to communicate the joy and intrigue in a meaningful way. We took Atlanta by storm; literally the […]

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Fresh Kale & Date Salad

kale date salad stands up to summer heat

Need a salad that stands up to the summer heat, packed with summer sweetness and the taste-and-see goodness of God’s Word? Try the following Fresh Kale & Date Salad recipe, a variation on traditional coleslaw. The leaves listed in the ingredients can be grown in the home garden, found at the farmer’s market, or grocery […]

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Roasted Leeks & Crucifers Recipe

china bowl of cruciferous vegetables

Garden (or Grocery) to Table Somehow spring greens and crisp, sunny days wake us up to fresh eating and a connection to the warming earth, hopefully whisking away whines and loathings as well! The riffraff among the people had a craving and soon they had the People of Israel whining, “Why can’t we have meat? […]

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Celebrate the Harvest with Barley Biscotti

barley biscotti and pomegranate leaves

As autumn settles in, the delights of the harvest are ours to celebrate. The pell-mell pandemonium and near panic of watering, weeding, and watching over plants for pests and fertilizing needs all summer are put to rest. Harvest fruits are frozen for future use or captured deliciously in salads, sauces, soups, pies, and preserves. Of […]

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A Recipe for Lentil Summer Salad

Lentil Summer Salad with chard leaf

Lentils speak of stew. Their strong flavor and hearty texture seem to beckon a warm, allium-blessed broth. This image is captured in God’s Word, a steaming pot of lentils grabbing Esau’s appetite: Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished…Then Jacob gave Esau some bread and some lentil […]

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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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Where Can I Find Bible Plants in Pittsburgh?

Acacia leaf detail Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden

What a marvelous weekend I enjoyed with fellow garden writers at the Garden Writers Association Symposium in Pittsburgh. There is a sort of madness in our souls when it comes to gardening! It was exciting, engaging and encouraging to be with those who work as I do to communicate the grand (and humbling!) story of […]

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Devotions from the Last Supper

John 15 verse 1 Jesus is the vine God is the Gardener

Blessings to your Easter week! Enjoy this excerpt from the NIV God’s Word for Gardeners Bible, the first of a week’s readings from Away from the Last Supper reflecting on Grapevine’s Intertwined History I am the true vine. ~John 15:1 NIV Read: John 15:1 Embellish the Story: Genesis 49:22; 50:16 – 21; 1 Thessalonians 5:16 – […]

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