It’s All Hallows Eve and today’s post has a little something for everyone. Photos taken in the 2021 growing season. Happy weekend! For those who like their Halloween filled with orange, black, and green… For those who like their Halloween filled with creatures to spook strange dreams… And for those who don’t care for candies… Continue reading Hallowe’en
The Green & Gold
I almost didn’t write this post. “Don’t have the time,” I was thinking. Then I stopped myself from going down that path. Because Nature is what fills-me-up, and if I don’t take time to pull-over, drink it in and share? I will be out of sorts by mid-week, and also, what a waste to not… Continue reading Dear Fall, You’re Gorgeous
Orange you glad?
Hi. I am in love. Love! Smitten, in fact. Like falling for a romantic interest, I want to spend all my free time with this being to the point that I forget to eat and just endlessly gaze at them dreamily and happily sigh. Yes, I am talking about the yard and gardens this year.… Continue reading I’m in Love!
July! While the light might be the most golden-gorgeous next month, this month tickles our retinas with SO MUCH COLOR. Blooming flowers are just one aspect of the ecology at our place. Insects provide little flashes from the rainbow spectrum as they play their parts in this web where we live. My phone’s camera has… Continue reading Red, White, and Bugs
So very ready/red-y for hummingbirds. “I hate red,” is something I actually used to say. Didn’t like red clothes, didn’t (still don’t) like red cars, always preferred greens and silver for Christmas decor. And I avoided growing red flowers. Magenta? Sure! Those lovely, jammy shades between red and purple are some of my favorites (celosia,… Continue reading Red, Part II
Hello, everybody. My intention was to post the first “Color” of the CE blog last Sunday evening. The plan was “Red.” And it seems red was, most indeed, on the Universe’s agenda for me. Also pink. Lots of pink. The itch began just around Sunday dinnertime on my forearms. Mildly annoying at first. Petals of… Continue reading Red, Part I