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The vines are flowering

We saw the first white flowers on the grape vines today. Spring in the vineyard:


Virginia's Finest

While Montana is just starting to bloom, Virginia is draped with buds of all sorts.

Yesterday’s sun and high of 87 was followed by a string of thunderstorms, which cooled everything off and draped the world in morning mist. 14 more words


Farewell, my dove!

Do you know when and how to prune a grapevine? George MacDonald wrote this sonnet in August, when grape leaves often begin dropping naturally, hopefully exposing clumps of ripe grapes. 545 more words

Spiritual Formation

Valentine Basket

I always have some one in mind when I create something. This Valentine basket was inspired by my niece. She loves purses and all things girly. 630 more words



A quick trip last week to Central Otago to visit vineyards, talk turkey with viticulturists, admire the amazing scenery, have some sensational food and share our Pinot Noir love at Feast Wanaka. 156 more words

Organic Gardening In New Zealand

Grape vines

 We did this project in class.

I have to say I love the colours. Used quinacridone gold for the first time.

The technique required laying down shapes that had been painted, shavings of wc pencils and a sprinkling of salt. 38 more words