Photo by Jim Bliss Garden with Patience
Patience is not one of my virtues. Time, a critical element in gardening, causes me difficulty. I want immediate gratification; I love time-lapse movies of flowers that go from seed to bloom in less than a minute. Gardening deals with time frames of minutes and hours and years and decades.
An example: a colorful and fragrant lavender garden would be a great welcome to our home. Thinking in an immediate time frame, I bought