In honor of St Patrick's Day and the first day of Spring right around the corner, I thought I 'd share some gorgeous green spring garden photos with you.
Whenever I do a photo post I try to link up on Photo Friday over at Pierced Wonderings. Even when I don't link up I like to go look at the gorgeous pictures Jen and the others share. Last week I was awed by the critter photos on Inspired by June. I was amazed at… Continue reading Butterflies and Bees in the Garden
It is pink time in my neighborhood. In middle to late February the non fruiting plum trees lining our street begin to bloom. Bright cheery pink blossoms abound. And the smell is magnificent. According to Epoch Times: The plum blossom has been an important symbol in Chinese culture. As a “friend of winter,” the… Continue reading Pretty in Pink – Plum Blossom Photos
I know it is February 3rd, and I am just now posting January Garden Photos. I could have backdated the post by a few days, but the truth is I just now got them edited to put up. January in a California native garden is actually just the beginning of a magical time. Especially if… Continue reading January 2016 – Garden Photos
It's just an incredibly beautiful winter day here in Southern California so I grabbed the camera and took some shots of my California Native plants to share with you. While it is winter and snowing and plants are dormant in some areas, here in my yard the California Native plants are just starting to awaken… Continue reading December 2015 California Native Plants Photos
For anyone exposed to media of any kind this week there is no denying things have been overwhelmingly morose. Besides the happenings in World News, personally things have been a little bothersome too. Add in the lovely menopausal hormone fluctuations and I was headed for a meltdown of epic proportions. And then I went outside. At first, I… Continue reading A little perspective from the garden
Last week I posted some close up photos of the flowers in my garden. This week I decided to get down low and take shots from another angle. I only lasted a short while out there, because it is rather hot out there, and when you are a woman "of a certain age" the heat… Continue reading Down low in the garden
It began in late winter. The hopes, the dreams, the plans. The Happy Little Gardener scoured seed catalogs and stores for just the right ones. Choices were made and 6 weeks before the predicted last frost date, the delicate little seeds were hopefully nestled into nutrient rich seeding medium in a draft free place with… Continue reading A Gardener’s Midsummer Nightmare!