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Cologne vase

This scene captured at the back of our garden symbolizes for me a couple of important things.

First the vase of Cologne ware, as we call it over here. 107 more words

Shadows & Reflections

Spring Is Sprung!

May 2016

Spring Is Sprung!

If you live in the Midwest, you’re just peeking out of winter hibernation. In Illinois, for example, we know that three days of full sun does not necessarily mean spring is sprung. 387 more words


My first summer garden gathering 2016

Summer has come
to my garden in May
just in time
for my birthday.
Now, I wonder
how long will it stay?

Wow! What a week! 545 more words

Summing Up

Look at that!

In our garden we have a wonderful old pear tree that delights us every spring with its frail white blossoms and every September with its delicious pears. 89 more words

The Garden

Alpine spring, hinting at

Busy pruning the just-budding fruit trees. The forsythia are out – as with everything, we’re a couple weeks behind the valley floor. The blue skies, white snow and yellow flowers are a real mood improver! 91 more words

Bushes, Trees

Sickness and Photography

Well, I woke up feeling very very sickly today, it has mostly passed but I couldn’t really bring myself to write much. I went outside briefly to take out the trash and noticed these pretty little buds that had popped on the pear tree. 88 more words


Spring at Raincatcher's Garden 2016

“A little Madness in the Spring is wholesome even for the King.”
― Emily Dickinson

Take a walk with us through our garden to see some of our spring madness! 100 more words

Dallas County Master Gardeners