Posts Tagged "chives"

Can you feel it?

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Garden Thoughts | 4 comments

Sensations Phacelia tanacetifolia lacy rosettes Day lily shoots poking through in the whiskey barrels Daffodil shoots Strawberry leaves Hollyhock leaves Viola flowers A sun rising earlier and setting later each day A brightness foretelling glorious warm days to come Sweet, embracing, comforting warm air Energy flowing through the ground Dried flower heads crackling between the fingers to release its seeds Soft viola leaves The warming earth Stereophonic bird song Dried grasses dancing in the wind Seed heads rubbing against the rocks The wet earthly aroma of the ground heaving off its winter...

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The Gift of Spring

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Garden Thoughts | 0 comments

The Gift of Spring

Dear Friends, It is amazing what can happen in just two and a half weeks! Spring has finally arrived and actually, the temperatures lately have been more summer than spring like. Like all things, this is only temporary though and cooler weather returns this week. With the warmer weather, I am pleased to share that everything seemed to make it through the record cold mentioned in the last post. All the new plants suffered a little bit but overall made it through unscathed. The rock jasmine’s canopy of miniature white flowers died off so I cut them back. Today, I noticed they are coming back...

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