ROLLING HILLS GARDEN CENTER
VILLAGE GALLERY FLORIST and GIFT SHOPPE
“We spend January 1 walking through our lives.
room by room,
drawing up a list of work to be done,
cracks to be patched.
Maybe this year, to balance the list,
we ought to walk through the room of our lives,
not looking for flaws,
but for potential.
– Ellen Goodman
I think in term's of the day's resolutions, not the year's.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.
Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbours, and let each new year find you a 'better man'.
Not only does a new year begin but also a new decade. This month is a good time to stop and take a look not only at the coming year, but also at the coming new decade. It is like looking at the garden and deciding where to plant the trees and shrubs that will be much larger 10 years from now. A garden works best just like life when there is a plan in place. This is the month not just to dream about the spring garden over seed catalogs, but to take out paper and pencil and draw a plan for that garden. Take the time to do the same for your life.
PLAN YOUR VALENTINE'S DAY NOW
Since much of the work outside for the month of January so closely parallels December's, the focus this month is on
Pictured above are the prayer plant, the rabbit's foot fern, the bromeliad, and the Chinese evergreen.