Have you ever cried out, “I’m a gardener, not a miracle worker,” while standing helplessly as you witness a poor butterfly hobble on the ground, unable to fly due to its broken wing? Feel powerless no more; read “Butterfly Hospital.” It is a guide to performing wing surgery on injured butterflies. Earn your L.D.—Lepidopterologia Doctor!
Christus is opgestaan!
I have been quite busy lately with gardening. I set up an extensive grow light system over the winter that may have gotten me on some DEA list, and now I am sending my hundreds of little green children out into the brutal unforgiving world. It is challenging but very rewarding.
After a day of planting, I tried to explain to my mother that I feel like Adam in the garden, managing nature and cultivating my own little plot of paradise. To which she curtly replied, “I hope that heaven looks better than this.”