Category Archives: Flower Power

September in the Garden

Hello and a good Monday to you all! How have you been? I hope you are all staying safe and well. I know I’ve been quiet for a while. I was in a bit of a funk. Between COVID the hot topic on the news daily, not being able to see friends and family, and the wildfires that ravaged our area, my spirits finally went down as I found it hard to stay upbeat and positive.

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Friday Flowers. Dahlia Bouquet & the Story of the Dahlia

Hello and a good Friday to you!聽 How was your week? Are you looking forward to the weekend? We sure are. It’ s going to be a low key weekend for us, but that’s just fine. Gosh we are so getting used to lazing around not doing much, but that’s going to change in a couple of weeks when the twins colleges open.聽 They are remote learning this semester, we didn’t feel comfortable sending them off to college with so much uncertainly looming ahead.聽 I get to have my twins at home just a little while longer 馃槉聽馃挄. Continue reading Friday Flowers. Dahlia Bouquet & the Story of the Dahlia

Friday Flowers. Lilies and Glads

Good Friday to you all.聽 I hope you had a good week and are looking forward to the weekend.聽 Today I thought I would share some photos of cheery flowers in shades of yellow and dark purple.聽 The flowers featured are lilies and gladiolas from my garden that I put together in a bouquet to enjoy indoors.聽 Please enjoy today’s Friday Flowers 馃拹馃尯馃尲. Continue reading Friday Flowers. Lilies and Glads

La Fiesta de los Patios de C贸rdoba. The Festival of the Courtyards of C贸rdoba 2020

Hello and a good Friday to you all.  How was your week? I hope it was good one and you got some fresh air despite having to work from home and school from home, maybe you even got to venture out a little more?  As some of you may recall couple of weeks ago for Mother’s Day I did a post on an idea for a Mother’s Day flower exchange where my friends and I exchanged flower bouquets made from our own gardens. Continue reading La Fiesta de los Patios de C贸rdoba. The Festival of the Courtyards of C贸rdoba 2020

Veggie Planting on our Hill. May 2020

Good Monday to you all.聽 I hope you had a quiet weekend and are ready for the week ahead.聽 Our weekend was low-key, not much excitement to report, which is a good thing. We did a lot of gardening, planting little veggie seedlings, and went for long walks in our neighborhood, and that’s pretty much it.聽 Continue reading Veggie Planting on our Hill. May 2020

Friday Flowers. The Humble Carpet Rose

Happy Friday everyone.聽 I hope your week is going well and you are looking forward to a relaxing weekend.聽 I am definitely looking forward to a relaxing weekend in the garden as I have a few veggie plants that need planting, and since we are expecting rain I want to get those seedlings in the ground soon.聽 Continue reading Friday Flowers. The Humble Carpet Rose

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!
Wishing all the wonderful Moms a wonderful day filled with love and relaxation 馃挄鉂わ笍馃А馃挍馃拹 !

Today, on this very special day honoring Moms, I would like to share this poem I discovered titled “To be in my Mother’s garden again.”  This poem spoke to me immediately as my Mom was an avid gardener and a botanist who grew all kinds of flowers, vegetables and herbs in her tiny garden patch, and enjoyed all things nature 馃尶馃尡鈽橈笍馃拹. Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!