Tag Archives: Celia Thaxter

A Stroll in the Garden

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.” —John Lubbock

Lily

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Lily

“Cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is about.” —John Mayer

Daisy

“Summer was on the way; Jem and I awaited it with impatience. Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the tree house; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape; but most of all, summer was Dill.” —Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird

Rose

“In summer, the song sings itself.” – William Carlos Williams

Spirea

“There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.” – Celia Thaxter

Spirea

“In the summertime, when the weather is hot, you can reach right up and touch the sky.” – Mungo Jerry

Dusty Miller (Silver Ragwort)

 “I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.” —Kellie Elmore

Dusty Miller (Silver Ragwort)

“A life without love is like a year without summer.” —Swedish Proverb

Clematis

“One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.” —Henry David Thoreau

Clematis

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

A Stroll in the Garden

“Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.”
– Heinrich Heine

 

“He who is born with a silver spoon in his mouth is generally considered a fortunate person, but his good fortune is small compared to that of the happy mortal who enters this world with a passion for flowers in his soul.”
– Celia Thaxter

 

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Sedum

Scabiosa Pincushion

Scabiosa Pincushion

Scabiosa Pincushion

Scabiosa Pincushion

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Zinnia

Cosmos

“If there were nothing else to trouble us, the fate of the flowers would make us sad.”
– John Lancaster Spalding, Aphorisms and Reflections

 

The fate of the flowers…

The following photos were taken with my phone camera while I stood in my yard on September 28, 2019.

Winter chased Autumn with a vengeance.  

09-28-2019 Early Snow Storm

09-28-2019 Early Snow Storm

09-28-2019 Early Snow Storm

09-28-2019 Early Snow Storm

09-28-2019 Early Snow Storm