About

My first love? Nature. I couldn’t live without my daily immersion, walking in the woods, visiting our waterfall or sitting by the river watching the birds going about their business. It is where I connect to the “peace which passes all understanding.” I have a degree in horticulture, tendย too many gardens and write a gardening column for a local publication. And I blog… and love it, especially the awesome WordPress community.

I travelled a bit in my younger days, but like Dorothy said, “There’s no place like home.” So my life revolves around our little sanctuary of 7.5 acres, taking care of the gardens, house and family that fill my heart with gratitude and contentment. I feel truly blessed!

Feel free to email me, I welcome your questions and comments: elizawaters7.5acres@gmail.com

123 Responses to About

  1. Vicki says:

    Being in Nature is such a healing balm to the senses. I can well understand why you love the country. I get very ‘down’ when I haven’t got a bit of green space around me in the inner city suburbs where I live. I’m totally envious of your having a river and waterfall.

    Just trying to work out where you live what with being under snow at this time of year?

  2. duskalert says:

    Hey, pleased to know you.!
    Found a way here through someone’s blog. Your about page is interesting.
    Love to know that you love nature too. There’s something very peaceful about it, the greenery, the waterfalls and walking barefoot on the grass is so very relaxing. ๐Ÿ˜€
    Blessings.๐ŸŒธ

  3. I love nature too! Nice to meet you. I blog over on The Rocky Safari. http://www.therockysafari.com My blog is different but if you have an appreciation for the outdoors, you might connect with it haha. Happy to meet ya! Following your blog now ๐Ÿ˜€

  4. janesmudgeegarden says:

    Hello, Iโ€™ve seen your comments on many of the blogs I follow and dropped in to meet you. I have a suburban garden after owning a 30 acre olive farm. Would love to read about your woods, river and waterfall, as I miss my farm. Jane.

    • Eliza Waters says:

      Hi Jane, thanks for stopping by and introducing yourself. I love my land and can imagine how you’d miss yours. I’ll be returning the visit shortly. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  6. So lovely to meet you! Thanks for the visit. Your About page is great, and I love that quote the peace that surpasses all understanding. It’s a key directive for my life.

    Blessings to you!

  7. Hi Eliza. Great platform you have created here. I’m looking forward to learning about good nature gardening from this blog. Have a great week

  8. Annika Perry says:

    Lovely to come across your blog, Eliza and I too find being immersed in nature a blessing, bringing so much peace and enjoyment. Wow! That is a large garden and I can imagine it keeps you very busy, happily so! ๐Ÿ˜€

    • Eliza Waters says:

      Thank you for your visit, Annika. Glad to meet another nature lover. ๐Ÿ™‚ Yes, the gardens keep me plenty busy in the growing season. I don’t mind dormancy because I need the rest!

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