watch begins each spring … [Read more...] about peony growth
Sometimes since I've been in the garden I've looked up through the trees at the sky and I have had a strange feeling of being happy as if something was pushing and drawing in my chest and making me breathe fast. Magic is always pushing and drawing and making things out of nothing. Everything is made out of magic, leaves and trees, flowers and birds, badgers and foxes and squirrels and people. So it must be all around us. In this … [Read more...] about peonies!
Not yet. We had a long and cold Spring. The past couple of days are the first to see temperatures rise into the high 80s. Two weeks ago that didn't stop me from starting peony watch, after another week of growth they're closer, but it will still be a while. The dandelions are excited for the warmer weather, as am I. Bleeding hearts always surprise me. Dogwood blossoms offer simple beauty and implore me to pull out the … [Read more...] about peony watch 2016
Soon my precious. Soon. … [Read more...] about peony watch 2014
And 'tis my faith that every flower Enjoys the air it breathes. ~ William Wordsworth, "Lines Written in Early Spring" (1798) (photo 31 May 2013) … [Read more...] about peony