Author Archives: Alanda Greene

Alanda Greene
Alanda Greene

Alanda Greene lives in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. Having a deep connection with nature, she and her husband built their house of stone and timber and a terraced garden, and integrated their life into this rural community. Alanda’s primary focus is the conscious integration of spirit with all aspects of life.

Lessons from the Garden – Raspberries as Agents of Change
June 2019, Taste of life, VOLUME 4

Agents of change

LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE explores the topic of perception. Her experience of picking raspberries in the garden becomes the catalyst for understanding the importance of looking at life...

May 31, 2019
Potato Treasure – Lessons from the Garden
April 2019, Taste of life

Potato treasure

Lessons from the Garden ALANDA GREENE continues her personal understanding of life from her experiences in the garden. This time, potatoes shed light on consciousness and the ever-expanding need for...

April 02, 2019
Lessons from the Garden – Earthworms & The Unseen
February 2019, Taste of life

Earthworms & the unseen

Lessons from the Garden ALANDA GREENE explores the question, “What am I not seeing?” and celebrates paradox, impossibility and synchronicity through her musings on earthworms. I grew up in a...

January 31, 2019
Lessons from the garden – blackberry learnings
September 2018, Taste of life

Blackberry learnings

LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE witnesses a lot while working in her garden. This time it’s the ripening of blackberries that provide the lesson on patience and acceptance of...

August 31, 2018
January 2018, Taste of life


LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE on the wealth and continuity of life in the process of composting, and the power of death, transformation and rebirth. Today I feel wealthy....

January 02, 2018
Stone by stone
Nature, Volume 2-Issue 8

Stone by stone

LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE discovers the art of slow and steady, regularity and perseverance. It’s digging time. The spring has been cold and wet, the soil is heavy...

August 01, 2017
Winter garden
Nature, Volume 2-Issue 4

Winter garden

ALANDA GREENE lives in British Columbia in Canada, where the winters bring darkness and a quilt of snow over the garden. It’s a time of inward rejuvenation and recharging. How...

March 31, 2017
Nature, Volume 2-Issue 3

Snakes & strawberries

LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE experiences the effect a change makes to the dynamics in her garden, and considers how much more aware we need to be of the...

March 01, 2017
Nature, Volume 2-Issue 1

Garden gloves

LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE explores the idea of openness and protectiveness against stimuli by a comparison with wearing garden gloves while working in her beloved garden in British Columbia. My...

December 28, 2016