May 3 2018.
Last summer the sanctuary was under construction. We added a sunroom and created a space underneath that would recieve very little sun and no rain. The solution – a rock garden.
Last year’s before.
A different kind of flower.
I will be spending my mornings with this guy watching over me. He does stand for contemplation and meditation – perfect for my quiet time.
April 26, 2018 – Nellie Moser Clematis.
A Swallow checking out a dilapidated birdhouse.
I imagine this swallow is the bird version of Joanna Gaines from the tv show Fixer-Upper.
The house might need work but the outside space is incredible!
Nelly Moser Clematis
Daily Post: Perfume
A river gives water
A tree gives fruit
A flower gives a fragrance
We are to give love….
Inspired by quote of unknown author.
Another gift from a dear gardner friend. It bloomed April 27th and has become the mother plant of a few babies I have added to other areas of the garden. I love the delicate blooms and so do the bees.
I am looking forward to filling in my garden with this plant.
Blooming the last week of April 2017. A happy surprise when I find purple columbine growing with my yellow climbing rose. One of my favorite color combinations.
Photo Challenge: Dense
My last year’s purple coneflower patch – filled with life.
Week of February 19, 2017. On this day the temps where almost 70 degrees. Although I am usually thrilled when the temps turn warm, this February we have had many warm and sunny days and everything is blooming at least two weeks early. I write about my concerns in my journal. Quiet Time Journal: Tomorrow Is Not Guaranteed
The afternoon sun shining behind the daffodil made it glow.
The forsythia bloomed last week, the first thing to bloom in my garden. I do not care for the bush, it grows like crazy and becomes too big too fast, but I do like that they are the first bloom. I keep one in a pot, where it stays contained. I then ignore it for the rest of the year, but it is so hardy it survives.
Despite my concerns of losing everything when the weather returns to normal, the blooms do help me shake off the gloom of winter.
“The garden is a metaphor for life, and the garden is a symbol of the spiritual path.”
Photo Challenge: Path
For a writer, published works are like fallen flowers, but the expected new work is like a calyx waiting to blossom.
Photo Challenge: Anticipation