103 – What’s the Buzz?

A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counsellor, a multitude of counsellors. – Charles Baudelaire. A/N: I needed to put in an A/N just to give a shout-out to Althea (writer of Noir Nights) as she created Petits Fours (and more on the Berry Sweet […]


1.02 – Kitty, and Berry, and Creme, Oh my!

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her. My first day in Meadow Glen had gone fantastically, if mostly uneventfully. Sage had stayed for a few hours, talking to me about myself and where I’d come from, and about the community. When I mentioned that I wanted to become a gardener, he’d smiled at me, […]


1.01 – New Beginnings

“Green fingers are the extension of a verdant heart.” ~Russell Page The trip seemed to be taking longer and longer, despite the signs along the highway saying that my new home was coming closer and closer. I’m sure you’re wondering how it is I managed to afford to a new place to live, let alone […]


Prologue – Freedom

“Gardening is a kind of disease. It infects you, you cannot escape it. When you go visiting, your eyes rove about the garden; you interrupt the serious cocktail drinking because of an irresistible impulse to get up and pull a weed.” ~Lewis Gannit It was my eighteenth birthday. I should have been on top of […]