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November 17, 2016

 

Vita and Harold

Vita & Harold

Vita Sackville-West and her husband Nigel Nicolson bought their home, Sissinghurst, in 1930 and gradually created one of the most famous gardens of all time.

November 3, 2016

 

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Digging

Recently, I’ve been digging quite a lot of holes for bulbs, and as I plant them I fantasize about how beautifully they will bloom next spring.

October 27, 2016

 

autumn bird

Autumn Poetry

George Eliot wrote, “Delicious autumn! …And if I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”

February 18, 2016

 

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Indiana’s Poet: James Whitcomb Riley

We'll hear one of James Whitcomb Riley's most charming poems, as well as his poetic nod to some flowers on a sunshiny day.

June 25, 2015

 

Roses in the rain.

O Rose So Fair And Sweet!

This is the time of year to enjoy roses in our gardens. Here are some poems about these lovely flowers.

May 28, 2015

 

foxgloves

Fairies’ Gloves

The botanical name Digitalis is from the Latin for finger, and “folk” refers to fairies, hence the common name of folks' gloves or fairies' gloves.

February 5, 2015

 

evergreen

Evergreen Trees

The texture of evergreens contribute significantly to the winter landscape.

May 1, 2014

 

dandelion fluff

Rhymes For Kids

We're reading a group of children's rhymes about flowers and spring.

March 27, 2014

 

unknown authors

Authors Unknown, Rhymes Of Spring

Here are some anonymous rhymes celebrating and beckoning vernal season.

March 20, 2014

 

robin bird

Spring Musings

Spring is here, and it has inspired many a poet to write about the season's buds and blossoms.

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