Hi everyone. I hope all is well around your way. I’m fine, and as usual, just trying to keep all of my ducks in a row. But where is the row? And where are my ducks… lol I’ve been really busy starting the new garden consulting business. I’ve been doing some consultations and some maintenance … More Six Seasons and a Row of Ducks
Hi friends. I feel like I need to reintroduce myself. It has been a while since I’ve made an appearance here in Blogland. I think I got burned out a bit by writing, especially writing for money and publication. And well, let’s just be honest, the last year (or past several) has been beyond exhausting … More I’m Baaaaack
Well, there goes another month. November is flying out the same way it flew in–quickly. The door is opened to December and time shows no signs of stopping. Which, I’ll happily point out, is a good thing! Although some slowing might be nice. Here in the US we are bracing for another wave of Covid19. … More Nesting
“Come with me to visit the sunflowers…each of them, though it stands in a crowd of many, like a separate universe, is lonely, the long work of turning their lives into a celebration is not easy.” ~Mary Oliver A quick hello! These photos were taken at North Carolina Museum of Art’s Park (Raleigh) last Sunday. … More Sunflowers and the Pursuit of Health and Happiness
It’s still summer here in the Northern Hemisphere, and for many of you that’s a glorious thing! So hey hey hurrah! Me? I’m looking forward to chillier mornings and cooler evenings. Wearing my tattered, holey-most-holy Duke hoodie. Sitting by the fire pit sipping decaf infused with Bailey’s. Ample Bailey’s. Walking through my garden and not … More Come Sit a Spell
Snail feasting on a hardy orchid (Calanthe) in my garden. We humans think we are smart, but an orchid, for example, knows how to produce noble, symmetrical flowers, and a snail knows how to make a beautiful, well-proportioned shell. Compared with their knowledge, ours is not worth much at all. We should bow deeply before … More The Orchid and the Snail: Happy Earth Day!
Wordless Wednesday. No words, just pure eye candy for all of us gardeners and those who love beautiful flowers. Enjoy! #WordlessWednesday … More So Many Hellebores, So Little Time
The All of This Morning sun shines shadows on wood and earth/ water tricklings song of bird echoes and blend with the green enveloping me/ all of this and the all of this/ reminding me over and over that paradise is where I am. ~cheryl capaldo traylor My garden pond May 2017. After a … More The All of This