Now that the long winter and wet early spring are behind us, it’s good to raise the spirits. Sad things piled up over here…our son and daughter-in-law and grand kids took off for a couple of years far away, a good friend died leaving an unfill-able space, maybe a health issue or two…one does adjust […]
Coffee on the deck this morning looking down into the phlox, making me happy to be in this garden, but ESPECIALLY to have such a lovely summer day. We took a bike ride to Minto Island, where last year about this time we were picking Queen Ann’s lace for the wedding! But today…we just had […]
“Back in the day…” (1930 let’s say) our yard looked like this (the houses belonged to our neighbors) and when we bought the house in 1980 it looked like this…(and the red house is ours) and now it looks like this…with this addition to the rear of the house from 1995… and in the east […]
I’m taking off for Alabama early tomorrow…a quick turn around the yard today to see if spring is really here…it is! a quick coffee… and something to ponder on my trip…interesting things to do with fruit…see you soon!
A walk through the garden today seemed especially pleasant, knowing the sunny warm days are coming to an end. Tomatoes and the place I won’t plant tomatoes next year because it’s too shady: The peegee hydrangea, queen of the garden, looking beautiful Garlic chives and penstemmon The view from the deck: Guess I’m hoping for […]