Tomorrow’s Big Tilling Day – SG Journal

Well, I’m a bit braindead right now. Full day of gardening yesterday and tonight and that leaves me a bit like a deflated tire…

BUT — our big garden tilling day at the Medicine Garden is tomorrow! Whoo-hoo..!!!!

My gardening assistants from my gardening company are going to help out, plus there will be a bunch of others whom Jasmine has recruited. Hopefully there will be some stronger, younger backs than mine. Hopefully… ;~)

But I’ve already gone and purchased 2 dozen lavender plants wholesale, for the garden. Plus my really cool awardwinning tomato seeds that I ordered from CA have all sprouted in my garden window. Plus I even have some lavender seeds that have sprouted which is exceptional since they usually never germinate.. really tough ones to start by seed. I’ll really be babying these plants along.

So.. there will be much to share.. I’m curious to see what prayer or blessing Jas does to start us off with, before we break the ground with the shovel.

And next week we plant the plant babies… don’t want to plant them right in the newly tilled soil. Too disturbing for the plant babies and their sensitive roots. Need to let the soil and all the microorganisms and macroorganism rekindle their connections along with the capillary action of the soil after the big tilling.

More to come…

One last thing, I really have to thank Keith Losoya, a buddy of mine and former Exec Director of the Chesapeake Sustainable Business Alliance, for his contribution of a goodly amount of compost. Keith brought us really beautiful compost from a farm in Carroll County where he takes the food waste from restaurants, caterers etc that his company hauls away. Keith’s company is called Waste Neutral Group.

Thank you, KEITH!  Let’s hear for some beautiful compost for garden to really start off on the right foot. (or is that ‘root’? ;~)

About Mare Cromwell

Referred to as “The Voice of Earth Mother” by a gifted Shoshone elder, Mare Cromwell is a multi-award-winning author, Medicine woman/Lightworker and healer. She has also been told by another gifted elder that her work with Earth Mother is in the prophecies. Her books include: "The Great Mother Bible"; "Messages from Mother.... Earth Mother"; and "If I gave you God’s phone number.... Searching for Spirituality in America". She has studied with Native American teachers for twenty-one years and sat on the World Council for Wisdom Gatherings for three years. Mare leads workshops on our Sacred Planet-Earth Mother, Womb Wisdom and Sacred Silliness and more. She is the visionary and producer of the 1000 Goddesses Gathering in Washington DC. Mare loves to be involved in Ceremony. She is also a former worm herder. She calls Western Maryland home.
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