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March 13, 2014

 

celandine

Spring Yellow: ‘Tis The Little Celandine

I think more poetry has been written about spring than any other season.

January 30, 2014

 

ducks

Ducks!

Undoubtedly, wildlife adds a different dimension to our flower gardens.

January 9, 2014

 

Kipling Gardens

Quotable Quotes

“If you want to be happy for a week, take a wife. If you want to be happy all of your life, make a garden.” -Chinese proverb

June 6, 2013

 

woodland poppy

Love Of The Woodland Poppy

Wordsworth obviously was as impressed with this versatile plant as we still are today.

May 2, 2013

 

anne bronte's grave

Impermanence

Flowers are symbols that reinforce our joys and mitigate our sorrows.

March 29, 2012

 

daffodil meadow

“The Shepherd’s Daffodil” – A Poem

Yellow is definitely the color of the month in my garden, and I suspect in yours.

March 22, 2012

 

Daffodils in bloom

“To Daffodils” – A Poem

We wait all winter for the daffodils to bloom in the spring.

March 31, 2011

 

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The Song Of The Bugle Fairy (Ajuga)

Ajuga is hardy zones 3-9 and prefers light shade and evenly moist well-drained soil.

March 17, 2011

 

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“Morning Thanks” By John Drinkwater

English writer John Drinkwater wrote the following poem many years ago.

March 10, 2011

 

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“Pruning In March,” A Poem By Vita Sackville West

There is an old saying that the time to prune the roses is when the forsythia blooms. Here in my Midwestern garden our forsythia blooms in March.

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