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Garden Stories


Short stories and tall tales, poems and puns, philosophy and fibs, earthly easy-reading essays for entertainment and enlightenment.



Article Author Date Posted
The Amazing Snow Tree: wow--the discovery of an astonishing new species of flowering tree! [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 1/24/2016 16:23
The Empty Nest: "empty nest syndrome" is often associated with loss or sadness--but this shouldn't always be the case [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 12/10/2013 14:12
ODE TO A TICK: we know that everything in Nature has a place and a purpose, but where does the lousy little tick fit in? [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 7/18/2013 15:13
Aunt Florence & The Artificial Flowers: another childhood memory from the pen of little Douggie [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 2/3/2013 12:49
THOUGHTS WHILE SCRAPING THE WINDSHIELD: I don’t like cold weather… [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 1/6/2013 12:06
Autumn: the feelings that we get from summer’s end and autumn’s beginning [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 10/1/2012 09:15
Toadstools and Toads: have you ever actually seen a toad sitting on a toadstool? [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 8/21/2012 16:28
Rain: a poem written a long time ago by little Dougie Bishop (see bio page) [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 6/11/2012 16:45
Revenge Of The Persimmon Trees: never underestimate the power or the persistence of a persimmon tree! [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 6/1/2012 13:45
Mr. Tippit Cleans His Gutters: while some homeowners dislike Saturday chores--Mr. Tippit takes his disdain for gutter cleaning to new heights! [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 4/30/2012 16:43
A Whopper Of A Fish Tale: The dogwood trees are in bloom--a good time to go fishing. Advice from a chatty young expert(?) [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 3/21/2012 17:39
The Wisdom Of Snow: an unexpected snowfall invites us to slow down, look, listen, and learn [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 2/20/2012 16:05
Portrait Of A Winter Day: gloomy gray winter day holds promise of spring [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 1/29/2012 13:00
The Trees Of Christmas: …the trees of Christmas call my heart back home… [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 12/19/2011 15:57
The Man In The Tree: education about conservation from a wise old man [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 11/10/2011 17:13
A Tree Toad In The Birdhouse: strange visitor from another world stops by for a liesurely respite [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 11/2/2011 18:31
Mrs. Hamburger's Christmas Cactus: A little story about giving and sharing [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 10/16/2011 15:11
Summer Evening Song: written while still a boy at home, learning about rhyme schemes—“jarfly” is a slang term for “cicada” [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 6/6/2011 15:21
Suggested Reading For The Gardener: After physical exertion in the garden, how about some mental stimulation in the reading room? [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 10/11/2010 14:07
Apple Blossom Rhyme: the truth about green apples [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 10/2/2010 00:23
A Creek And A Tree: perhaps a gardener’s last prayer [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 10/2/2010 00:14
My Maker's Hand: perfect is the vast creation [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 10/1/2010 08:05
The Tomatoes That Ate My Summer: Fictional (??) account of the perils of a bumper crop [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 9/7/2010 15:03
St. Francis of Assisi: Who Was He?: We think of St. Francis of Assisi as the patron saint of animals, but who was he and how did he come to achieve this distinction? [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 2/28/2009 14:19
Christmas Eve at Bob's Inn: …ask, and it shall be given to you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 12/15/2008 18:28
Horticultural Humor: Environmentally friendly jokes; these winners are suitable for sharing with gardeners of every age group. All are rated G for green (or maybe G for groan!). [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 11/8/2008 15:06
Between Forever And Goodbye: Some wild birds mate for life. Ever wonder if they feel sorrow at loss or separation? [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 10/31/2008 14:28
Eli And The Five Hundred Pound Pumpkin : Children's story about giant pumpkins, skinny green beans, and gardening fun! [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 9/7/2008 16:10
By The River: A poem about strength gained from the flowing elements of Nature [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 8/26/2008 17:17
A Cow In The Tree House: Farmer Dan had the smartest animals anyone had ever seen.........but not smart enough to stay out of mischief! (Children's Short Story) [Read more...]
Douglas L. Bishop 7/8/2008 14:01

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