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San Antonio’s Sacred Garden

water fountain in SAcred Garden at SABOT

San Antonio’s Sacred Garden, a sheltered, hidden plot in the heart of the San Antonio Botanical Garden, holds a treasure trove of Biblical plants, a must-see for those who seek out the holiness of gardens. Actually, with a similar latitude and need for water savviness as the Levant, plants from the Bible are easy to […]

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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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Winter Greens

bright greens and merry pomegranates

Recently Boston radio host The Garden Lady C. L. Fornari asked me about winter greens. She was in line with Isaiah, speaking of adorning with evergreen boughs— The glory of Lebanon will come to you, the juniper, the fir and the cypress together, to adorn my sanctuary Isaiah 60:13 NIV yet I was thinking salad! […]

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Where Can I Find Bible Plants in Pasadena?

Sycomore fruit and leaf LA ARboretum

Last month garden writers assembled to fill our hearts with fortitude and the forward progress that comes in gathering together. The Garden Writers Association Annual Symposium is a joyful congregation of writers of all sorts—blogs, books, garden news columns, garden catalogs, etc.—along with those who represent the full range of our writing material: plant propagators, […]

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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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Pomegranate Ministry

pomegranate flower detail

A recent visit with Oh Deery Floral prompted our attention to pomegranates, for this organic wedding florist enjoys 23 trees in her home office backyard, and incorporates their greenery in her designs for a fruitful flair. A young business owner, Briley Studdard stepped in faith, following her delight for flowers into a new career in floral design. […]

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A Bearing Fruit Breakfast

granola made with Bible ingredients

For those of you who have been reading NIV God’s Word for Gardeners Bible since springtime, you must be nearly to the essays on Bearing Fruit. One of the strongest garden metaphors in God’s Word, fruit bearing is pictured wonderfully in the horticultural details of pomegranates and pistachios. Enjoy a breakfast recipe celebrating both fruits, and more of […]

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Too Busy to Peel a Pomegranate

Pomegranate perched upon a fruit bowl, a delicious Bible treat

A pomegranate perched atop our fruit bowl has taunted me for days with its tart goodness. I love to spread the bright, juicy seeds on my breakfast cereal, waking up to tangy bursts of flavor. Yet lately I have been too busy to peel the pomegranate! The few minutes needed to pierce the luscious, leathery […]

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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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Pomegranate Tease

Budding Branches Warm a Winter

©2014 Shelley S. Cramm

Leafed out! What are you doing, little pomegranate tree?! I brought you inside to shelter you from the polar vortex gusting into your new garden home—but you’ve mistaken what I consider to be a drafty, north-faced living room for a cool spring invitation to burst with life. O dear! Now added to my seemingly eternal […]

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