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End of April View 2016

At last, the bare earth is quickly disappearing under an array of foliage: mainly of bulbs, but also delphiniums, hydrangeas, penstemons, oriental poppies, foxgloves and snapdragons, all greening up and preparing for a summer’s flowering; and by flowers that have already in bloom: drumstick primulas, aubretia, bergenia, forget-me-nots, tulips, narcissi, … 627 more words


Just Karma 80 for May 2016 wp

Just Karma 80
slow spring

more nurturing the
rain continues; enough break
to pull onion grass

slow to bloom azalea
are still in bud on the plant… 38 more words


April Showers Bring May Flowers

Hello Everyone!!! I don’t know how your weather has been. But here in Maryland–we are really feeling Spring. Can we sing together, “Rain, rain go away.” I’m a little over all of this dreary, rainy weather. 408 more words

Born Again Hyacinth

Old Lady Hyacinth is past her prime
but she is wise and didn’t mind
Little Miss Sweet Baby Alyssum stepping in
and putting on airs with all her outrageous friends: 129 more words


Dedicated Gardeners | #BrooksideGardens

This weeks photo prompt is Admiration.  After much thought and consideration, I couldn’t think of anyone I admire more than the people who keep my favorite escape fresh and new. 433 more words


Y Story for the #atozchallenge

“Yakinton,” said the woman, the only person in the walking group wearing a sun hat.

“Yakinton?” said the boy with headgear slung round his shoulders. “You mean mackintosh?” he said, looking up at the ominous sky. 108 more words