My name is Michael Rosenberg and I love to garden. I love to get dirty. I love soil, and leaves and rocks and birds and anything associated with all things growing. I adore fungi especially mycorrhiza (Definition) The symbiotic association of the mycelium of a fungus with the roots of certain plants, such as conifers, beeches, or orchids. mycorrhizal, pl. mycorrhizae (-z) or mycorrhizasSorry, just an outside note: I was out last night singing and supporting my baby sister, at a bar, in her band. I thought she was great. So I woke up with a headache and my ears ringing (the headache was from the excessive gardening I did before the bar).
. to my first time BLOGGING, Garden journal. A Day In The Life, Walking With Michael Rosenberg Through the Gardens. The gardens are mine, my clients and any other environment I find that needs viewing and possible help. Every garden needs help, that is if they are man-made. This is one fact everyone doesn’t truly understand. It makes me crazy when someone wants to put a plant into the ground and expect it to be “no-maintenance”. There is no such thing as no maintenance unless you live in the amazon or the poles.
So again I say here I am and I am about to venture on my first garden walk and afterward you are invited to read and experience what I see and how I think. If you have any love of plants, gardens, nature and how it is all connected to us you are the one I am looking to have a relationship with. It will not always be easy and I won’t always be kind and positive. The one thing I will always be is honest. It can get me in trouble but it is all worth it.
I promise it won’t be boring and it may even be funny and exciting, I hope. You will find my life as a son, my life as a husband, my life as a father, brother, son-in-law, friend and anything else I attempt to be in here. So welcome to my life as a planting, gardening fiend. If I don’t know it, I will attempt to learn it. If I stumble and fall, I hope you are all there to laugh and cry with me throughout the process.
So good luck and enjoy the journey.
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I’m sitting now on my sister’s lanai on Marco Island looking at palm trees swaying in the gentle and dreaming of the gardens I want to plant in my own backyard in Lynbrook. This is my first project during my retirement which begins when school closes in a few short weeks. Thank you for the BEAUTIFUL blog and the WONDERFUL words.. I wish I’d found you sooner… and I’m glad I found you NOW,