Issue Number Archives: 36

Earth & Gardens

I hated gardening, growing up in Gretna. I hated getting my hands dirty, getting sweaty during the three hours every summer morning I pulled my weight gathering provisions for our family for winter. I was convinced this wasn’t just my father making me work, but The Father, making me pay for Adam and Eve’s indiscretion. […]

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Artist’s statement

My mother always had a garden when earth was available to her. In North Kildonan, on the edge of Winnipeg, we had a lot of earth. There was dirt from the back lane to the road in front and from the neighbour’s fence to the house. The garden was mostly vegetables, with cucumbers near the […]

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The Green Gardens of Paradise: An interview with Sandra Birdsell

Last summer, Rhubarb publisher Victor Enns asked award-winning author Sandra Birdsell about the rewards and challenges of gardening. What’s the first garden you remember? My earliest garden was my grandparents’ garden—the Schroeder grandparents in Morris. I lived with them at an early age, with my mother and about five of her children, while my father served […]

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