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A Stroll in the Garden

I was chatting with my Mom today, and she pointed out that I have been neglecting my blog.

I know.

I have been working and weeding.  And I hope to have 2 finished quilts soon.

But this afternoon, I grabbed my camera.

So Mom…this post is for you.

I love you!

Home Garden

*Clicking on a photo will give you a closer look!

Home Garden

“When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Charley Benetto

Creeping Phlox

Candytuft

“Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary – it’s an act of infinite optimism.” —Gilda Radner

Tulips

Narcissus

“A mother understands what a child does not say.” —Jewish proverb

Euphorbia/Spurge

I  bought a macro lens for myself.  

I don’t know the first thing about it, but I practiced with it today.


Geum

Lilac

“A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” —Unknown

Candytuft

Osteospermum/African Daisy

Osteospermum/African Daisy

“Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” —Erich Fromm

Veronica Perry

Veronica Perry

Creeping Phlox

“A mother’s love is everything. It is what brings a child into this world. It is what molds their entire being. When a mother sees her child in danger, she is literally capable of anything. Mothers have lifted cars off of their children and destroyed entire dynasties. A mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man.” —Jamie McGuire

Euphorbia/Spurge

Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley

“A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” —Tenneva Jordan

Petunia

Stay safe.  Stay healthy!

A Stroll in the Garden

“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.” – John Lennon

 

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.” – Buddha

 

*Clicking on a photo will give you a closer look!

Candytuft

Candytuft

Lamium

Lamium

Lamium

Creeping Phlox

Creeping Phlox

Geranium

Allium

Allium

Narcissus

 

A Stroll in the Garden

“Blossom by blossom the spring begins.”
 — Algernon Charles Swinburne

 

I am not having a vegetable garden this year, as my Hubby is creating a new one with easier access and easier to water, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t anything to see!

I live in the north, so my season is a bit behind other bloggers.  

So enjoy this little garden stroll with me!

*Clicking on a photo will give you a closer look!

I almost missed the Crown Imperials; they bloomed while I was away on vacation.

Crown Imperial

I find it interesting that, in my garden at least, the tulips seem to bloom by color division, rather than color explosion.

The pink ones generally bloom first.

Tulips

Tulips

Then the red ones spring forth!

Tulips

Tulips

Last, but not least, the yellow tulips are just now beginning to flower.

Tulips

Tulips

The rock cress is wonderful!

Rock Cress

While the grape hyacinth (and the giant ones, too) are nearly finished with their display.

Grape Hyacinth

While the hyacinths and daffodils fade, the narcissus is just beginning a happy show!

Narcissus

Narcissus

And the magnificent crabapple is teasing us!

Crabapple

A Walk in the Garden

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin

 Crabapple

 Pear

 Pear

 Transparent Apple

 Transparent Apple

Primrose Lilac

Geranium

Narcissus

Euphorbia-Candytuft

 Miniature Iris

 Creeping Phlox

*Clicking on a photo will show an enlarged view with the name of the plant.

Time Out and What’s Blooming

I love having my hands in the dirt. It is never a science and always an art. There are no rules. And if it comes down to me versus that weed I’m trying to pull out of the ground that doesn’t want to come out? I know I’ll win. – Matthew McConaughey

It is time for me to get serious. 

I have procrastinated long enough.  Therefore, I’m taking time out from this blog.

Time out to get serious about my farmer’s tan.

Time out to get serious about weeding.

This will take serious time out because I have a seriously big yard.

Seriously.

What’s blooming in my garden?

Camas…also known as Quamash.

Narcissus…also known as Jonquil.  Creeping phlox in the background.

Candytuft and Veronica Waterperry.

What’s blooming in your garden?  Get out in the sunshine and take a walk out there!