Gardeners, time to wash your gloves, clean your tools and get ready for a new season of hope, heartache and hard work! Continue reading Get Ready…
From this To this In a single night of frost. We eagerly wait all year for the glories of spring: daffodils, tulips, cherry blossoms and the glorious magnolia blooms. Sadly spring shows us just how ephemeral life and beauty can be. One moment beautiful pink flowers, next a sodden mess of wilted petals. Good thing gardeners are a hardy persistent lot…there is always next … Continue reading Alas Cruel Spring
And not the gardening shovel 😦 I’m on my fourth coffee of the morning and nearly a days’s calorie worth of chocolate covered almonds. If this keeps up, it will be colder in April than it was in January for southern Ontario. Its going to be colder in Toronto than Whitehorse this weekend!! Did Hades not release Persephone from hell this year or are we … Continue reading Break out the shovel!
Winter lingers here Iris blanketed by snow The sun fire yet ice Continue reading
Just when I thought spring had arrived…sprayed my shrubs with dormant oil, planted my bulbs and seeds…and wham! Winter is back with a vengeance. My little flower house is empty and cold, and my bulbs, seedlings and spring pots are languishing in the dimness of my house. Another 5 days of miserable coldness before I can move things back into the flower house. On a positive … Continue reading Winter Blues