You’ve heard of the slow food movement, right? We seem to be living through a slow spring movement. Don’t be anxious for all those spring flowers, the weather is telling us. Be in the moment – savor the season day by day…. Read More
It’s been a whole week since I’ve written a post. I have good excuses, though. First off, work has been much busier than normal. Second, and much more exciting, our oldest son’s wedding is this coming Saturday. (!!!) We have only limited… Read More
As I recall, winter was in no hurry to depart this year, and spring was tardy in arriving.
In honor of Easter, I want to talk about rabbits.
Hooray! The first flowers of the year, which is to say the first Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis) are blooming in our garden!
In my last post I may have ruffled a few feathers among some readers. (Or at least, feathers were ruffled among those readers who have feathers. For readers without feathers, I may have raised a few hackles. Among those who have neither… Read More
So this isn’t exactly a Bloom Day post because these pictures were taken on the 12th, the Sunday before Bloom Day. On Bloom Day itself, everything was covered with snow.
I’m interrupting the posts about Japan to report some breaking news from our garden: our first Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis) are blooming!
The weather has been warm for mid-March, but wet. The garden is waking, though most of it is still pretending to sleep. Some plants are hitting the snooze button, nestling under the fertile earth like a blanket. But among all the dead… Read More
The first blooms of 2016 in our garden.