Selasa, 07 Desember 2021

January, Winter, Seasons:  Poems, Quotes, Folklore, Sayings, Lore,

Quotations, Garden Chores.

Quotations for Gardeners,Walkers, and Lovers of the Green WayPoems, Quotes, Folklore,Myths, Customs, Holidays, Traditions, VersesCelebrations, Sayings, Poetry, Quips, Lore, Links, Recommended ReadingGardening Chores for the Month of January in USDA Zone 9 Compiled by Karen andMike GarofaloGreen Way Research, Red Bluff, California  Quotes    Links    Recommended Reading    Gardening Chores    Photos     WeatherMonths    Blog    Winter    December    February    March    Walking    Home    

The Month of JanuaryPoetry, Quotations, Sayings, Information,Wisdom 

"January is here, with eyes thatkeenly glow,A frost-mailed warrior striding a shadowy steed of snow." -  Edgar FawcettSubscribe for sessions to passactualtests ccna with guarantee.  Also downloadcertkiller ccna andtestking links for the next exam, after getting success intestking 642-902 andtestking VCP-510, you can find an excellent job.

"Nature has undoubtedly mastered the artof winter gardening and even themost experienced gardenercan learn from the unrestrained beauty around them."-  Vincent A. Simeone  

"Whose woods these are I thinkI know.His house is in the village though;He will not see me stopping hereTo watch his woods fill up with snow."  -  Robert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a SnowyEvening 

"The shortest day has passed,and whatever nastiness of weather we may look forward to in January andFebruary,at least we notice that the days are getting longer.  Minute by minutethey lengthen out.  It takes some weeks beforewe become aware of the change.  It is imperceptible even as the growthof a child, as you watch it day by day,until the moment comes when with a start of delighted surprise we realizethat we can stay out of doors in a twilight lasting for another quarter of a precious hour."-  Vita Sackville-West

Note:  This webpage is now updated and maintained at anew location. 

"January is the quietest month in thegarden.  ...  But just because it looks quiet doesn't mean that nothingis happening.  The soil, open to thesky, absorbs the pure rainfall while microorganisms convert tilled-underfodder into usable nutrients for the next crop of plants.  The feasting earthworms tunnel along, aeratingthe soil and preparing it to welcome the seeds and bare roots to come."-  Rosalie Muller Wright, Editor of Sunset Magazine, 1/99

"There are two seasonal diversionsthat can ease the bite of any winter. One is the January thaw.  The other is the seed catalogues."-  Hal Borland

"Here's to thee, old apple tree Whence thou mayest bud Whence thou mayest blow Whence thou mayest bear apples enow."-  WassailingSongs, England, January 5thDesigner Plant Combinations: 105 Stunning Gardens Using Six Plants or Fewerby Scott CalhounFlowerby Christopher BeaneFlowers and Fables: A Welsh Herbalby Jocelyne LawtonThe Flower Gardener's Bible: Time-Tested Techniques, Creative Designs, and Perfect Plants for Colorful Gardensby Lewis and Nancy Hill.TheGardener's A-Z Guide to Growing Flowers from Seed to Bloom: 576annuals, perennials, and bulbs in full color (Potting-Bench ReferenceBooks) by Eileen Powell 

"It snowed and snowed, the whole world over,Snow swept the world from end to end.A candle burned on the table;A candle burned."-  Boris Pasternak, Dr. Zhivago  

"Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot and days of auld lang syne? For auld lang syne, my dear, for auld lang syne, we'll take a cup of kindness yet, for auld lang syne."-  Robert Burns, Auld Lang Syne 

"Bare branchesof each treeon this chilly January mornlook so cold so forlorn.Gray skies dip ever so lowleft from yesterday's dusting of snow.Yet in the heart of each treewaiting for each who wait to seenew life as warm sun and breeze will blow,like magic, unlock springs sap to flow,buds, new leaves, then blooms will grow."-  NeldaHartmann, January Morn  

"From Heaven I fall, though fromearth I begin.No lady alive can show such a skin.I'm bright as an angel, and light as a feather,But heavy and dark, when you squeeze me together.Though candor and truth in myaspect I bear,Yet many poor creatures I help to insnare.Though so much of Heaven appears in my make,The foulest impressions I easily take.My parent and I produce oneanother,The mother the daughter, the daughter the mother."-  James Parton, A Riddle - On Snow  Winter PoemsSelected by Barbara RoganskyA Mind of Winter: Poems for a Snowy SeasonSelected by Robert AtwanWinter: A Spiritual Biography of the SeasonEdited by Gary SchmidtPoetry for the Winter SeasonSelected by Christina HardymentIn Celebration of Winter: A Book of Seasonal Indulgencesby Helen Thompson The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales from Around the World for the Winter SolsticeSelected by Carolyn EdwardsWhile the Bear Sleeps: Winter Tales and Traditionsby Caitlin Matthews

Many cultures celebrate New Year's day onMarch 21st, the Spring Equinox. 

"There is a privacy about it which no otherseason gives you ..... In spring, summerand fall people sort of havean open season oneach other; only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer, quiet stretches whenyou can savorbelonging to yourself."-  Ruth Stout

"Little JanuaryTapped at my door today.And said, "Put on your winter wraps,And come outdoors to play."Little JanuaryIs always full of fun;Until the set of sun.Little January Will stay a month with meAnd we will have such jolly times -Just come along and see."-  Winifred C. Marshall, January

"To read a poem inJanuary is as lovely as to go for a walk in June."-  Jean-Paul Sartre

Slow as molasses inJanuary.Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (Cunningham's Encyclopedia Series)by Scott CunninghamEncyclopediaof Herbal Medicine: The Definitive Home Reference Guide to 550 KeyHerbs with all their Uses as Remedies for Common Ailmentsby Andrew ChevallierFrom Earth to Herbalist: An Earth-Conscious Guide to Medicinal Plantsby Gregory L. TilfordGrowing & Using Herbs Successfully (Garden Way Book)by Betty E.M. JacobsGrowing 101 Herbs That Heal: Gardening Techniques, Recipes, and Remediesby Tammi Hartung

"One of mycurrent pet theories is that the winter is a kind of evangelist, more subtlethan Billy Graham,of course, but of the same stuff."  -  Shirley Ann Grau 

"Thirty days hath September,April, June, and November,February has twenty-eight alone,All the rest have thirty-one;Excepting leap year, that 's the timeWhen February's days are twenty-nine."

"The name, given to the month of 'January',is derived from the ancient Roman name 'Janus' who presided overthe gate to the new year.  He was reveredas the 'God of Gateways', 'of Doorways' and 'of the Journey.'  Janusprotected the 'Gate of Heaven', known as the 'Lordof Beginnings', is associated with the 'Goddess Juno-Janus',and oftensymbolized by an image of a face that looks forwards and backwards at the same time.  This symbolismcan easily be associated with the month knownby many asthe start of a new year which brings new opportunities. We cast out the old andwelcome in the new.  It is the time when many reflect on events of the previous yearandoften resolve to redress or improve some aspect of daily life or personal philosophy."- MysitcalWorld Wide Web 

"January is named after the Roman godJanus, who was always shown as having two heads.  He looked back to the last year and forward to the new one.  The Roman New Year festival was called the Calends, and peopledecorated their homes and gave each other gifts." -  New Year's Day

Tidak ada komentar:

Posting Komentar

Cart2Quote: Quotation Extension for Magento

Create, send and manage quotes in Magento quickly and easily Receive quote requests through your front-end or start Quotations from your Ma...