The miracle tree

Was the weather absolutely gorgeous where you were this past weekend? It was here, and my thoughts turned once again to the plans I have for our yard and gardens. I’m still trying to figure out where a fig tree could fit into all of this, but I’m not sure there’s room for it. Even one fig tree would take up a lot of room.

The warm promise of spring just around the corner always exhilarates me, and I find myself thumbing through gardening catalogs and driving to my local favorite nursery to wander through rows of trees, shrubs and flowers while I plan and dream and re-plan and dream some more.

Every year, spring seems like such a miracle to me, and I’m always thrilled to see what decides to grace our garden again each year.

Speaking of miracles, did you know there’s a real miracle tree? It’s called the Moringa tree. Although it’s a native to the Himalayas, it grows in a range of climates and can truly save lives. The Moringa tree bears fruit and its leaves can be brewed into a tea or ground into a powder to be added to food. The fruit and leaves contain a surprising range of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and – get this – every amino acid humans need (Source).  Continue reading