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An Outcast's Garden

He hummed gently
as he watered his violets;
the soft pitter-patter
and their faint fragrance
evoking memories
of a time not long ago.
Of people who had been, 241 more words


Flowers In A Vase

“She wore flowers in her hair and carried magic secrets in her eyes. She spoke to no one. She spent hours on the riverbank. She smoked cigarettes and had midnight swims…” 24 more words


10 August. Rain, planting and flowering

Rain at 9am: 3.0 mm. Max temp 14 deg C.

Planted snow peas (Mrs Fothergill’s: Oregon Dwarf) and beetroot (my own seeds, saved from last year). 100 more words


Popular Flowers and their Meanings

Flowers remain one of the most popular ways to express our emotions. They are often better than words at conveying sentiments, especially in times of sympathy. 576 more words


“The earth laughs in flowers.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson 10 more words