This is our second summer in our new house. Last year we put in a lot of work on the garden: We tore out some sod and created two flower spaces, or "Pocket Gardens"... one I call "The Woodland Garden," and the other is "The Cottage Garden." The woodland garden is nestled under the cedars … Continue reading Pocket Gardens: (Flower Challenge)
I VOWED I was going to write a poem absolutely ever day in April! I did it last year and had so much fun! Of course yesterday slipped by and I forgot. The upside is, I *did* remember today.... So... here you go, a Poem A Day, A Day Late. It is the simple … Continue reading A Poem a Day, a Day too Late
This potato says it all.
I have resisted the urge to partake in any photo challenges because... well... I am not a photographer! But I saw this prompt "Dahlia" on a beautiful picture and thought, well darn! I have dahlias, I will give it a try. So here you are, a lovely bunchy, bushy, trailing dahlia that draws bees and … Continue reading Darling Dahlia
28th poem in the month of April. The prompt.... "rivulet." The soil has The most lovely smell. Rich, dense, loamy. I gently place the tender leafed start Into a nest of Loose earth, Tuck it in well. I Finish with A sprinkle of water That beads And runs Rivulets Until slowly, slowly, the fertile soil Drinks in the Water, giving Off a faint Earthiness, That smell I love.