“Blooms” in My November Garden

The November garden is like the last glowing embers of a beautiful fire before the cold sets in.  I appreciate the painted leaves and brave final flowers all the more because of  their impermanence.  Here are some of the “blooms” in my life and in my garden over the past month. * Confederate Rose Mallow […]

“Blooms” in My October Garden

The October garden sighs flowers in celebration of having endured the summer heat.  Autumn reawakens something in me as well.  Following is a list of “blooms” in my garden and in my life over the past month. * ‘Country Girl’ chrysanthemums, waving pale pink happiness to passersby * A desire to play more with my children […]