Do you blog? Do you ever wonder if it would be easier nicer to just post the photos and let them speak for themselves?
Replacing fussy plants with easy care ones–one way to enjoy our gardens a little more There is a garden down the road from our house that I pass by every time I take Eva for a walk. It’s filled with an enviable variety of bearded iris, an assortment of perennials, flowering shrubs, roses and vibrant… Read More
Yellow Flag Iris in the Lotus Pool Last night, the Mister came home from work and seeing that I was frazzled from a, well, frazzling day, suggested we take a walk around the Arboretum. We had about an hour left before it closed to visitors but I really wanted to see if they finally completed… Read More
Jasper always follows me around the garden. Here he is posing nearby some egg-gourd vines. I imagine him saying,”The Wilderness must be explored!” September is one of my favorite months. The light is pure gold, it’s less humid, there are fewer bugs, and the garden is still blooming like crazy. Since today was the first… Read More
Here in PA it rained for 36 hours straight thanks to Tropical Depression Lee. When it finally eased up, I ran outside and snapped these photos of some of the roses. Their blossoms, filled with water, hung heavily on their stems like soggy party dresses but were no less lovely. Somehow, in the cooler temperatures… Read More
Fresh peaches = summer! I purchased these peaches yesterday with plans to make more of my latest food obsession. They were grown locally, but within a few years, I hope to show you pictures of peaches we grew ourselves as we take baby steps to becoming more self-sufficient. I never thought about food the way… Read More
Cumulonimbus clouds rising like massive plumes of smoke A lovely summer thunderstorm arrived yesterday afternoon and after weeks of temps in the high 90’s and hardly any rain it was very welcome. My husband, spaniel and I crowded around the living room window letting the wind blow fat raindrops in our faces while we watched the… Read More