Not a lot of people would be happy to report that, but as a grower, the dry heat of recent weeks has been a close call for the younger plants!
More peas and beans were planted out yesterday, so this rain will bed them in nicely!
If it was possible to bottle the Earth Scents outside in the gardens, then I’d be a millionaire and could buy lots more land to plant trees on!
There is another Earth Sense though…one we all need to tune into…one that ensures a sense of well-being.
Living in a small cottage ensures much time spend outdoors during the day, something that was common place for many people until fairly recent times.
I recall as a child spending much of the day outdoors, as there just wasn’t room in the house to play!
The healing aspects of Nature are being continually distilled into medication by the pharmaceutical corporations, yet remains inherent all around us.
Being outside with plants, trees, wildlife, Nature, animals and birdsong, is unbeatably good for ones’ mental health!
Nature is real and alive, strong but gentle and always there for us despite the abuse we fling at her.
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