Read more about the article Hydrangeas are here!
Hydrangea, larkspur, feverfew, and pansies

Hydrangeas are here!

Hydrangeas are here! I hacked the hydrangeas way back last winter, and feared they wouldn't bloom this season. Not to worry. Didn't used to like them, but we inherited a…

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Read more about the article Waking up sort of wet
Hydrangea flower (immature), bunny grass, coral leaf Japanese maple leaves, zinnias, alstroemeria petals, smapdragons

Waking up sort of wet

Waking up sort of wet. How lovely to wake up to beads of water all over the garden. I guess it's fog drip? There's no measurable precipitation, but hearing the…

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Read more about the article Hot summer blossoms
Strawflower, alstroemeria petals, centers of clematis, little dried flowers

Hot summer blossoms

Hot summer blossoms for a hot day. Enjoy! Strawflower, alstroemeria petals, centers of clematis, little dried flowers

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Read more about the article The garden has exploded
Dahlia, larksput, flax seed heads, pansies, snapdragons

The garden has exploded

The garden has exploded in my absence of 5 days. Lots of weeding to do, and flowers to pick. Here's the first mandala to be graced by a dahlia. Would…

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Read more about the article Can finally exhale now
Delphiniums, snapdragons, hydrangea petals, nigella

Can finally exhale now

I can finally exhale now. Just got word that the surgery in New Mexico went well, the patient is lucid, and fully oriented. Grateful for modern medicine today and so…

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Read more about the article Up really early this morning
Chocolate Queen Anne's Lace, hollyhock petlas, rose campion, horsetail fern, and comfrey flowers

Up really early this morning

I got up really early this morning to listen to a curator in London from the William Morris Society talk about his gardens. It was fun, sitting in bed, watching…

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