Tag Archives: garden

High summer

Sultry garden days, watch out or you’ll loose your seat to the locals… that last picture sums up the state of things out there¬† ;)

Summer is coming…

Summery snaps from the patio and the bench, almost solstice.

Late spring snaps

A tiny peek at how spring is shaping up around here :)

Not yet

Holding on to the last of the summer days…

Midsummer passion

Flower that is. Long a summer favorite of mine, and giving this a go has on my ‘to-do’ list for ages. Cross that off. All hand-fabricated, large passion flower and vine jointed bracelet in sterling silver with amethyst center stone. price on request. Midsummer note: first firefly of the season spotted 6-20, 8:37PM, backyard. :)

Summer garden

It’s just getting started.

Positively peony

Each year the ephemeral peony is again wondrous and one of a kind. Even lovely in the end as a memory of their former beauty.

Bespoke summer

Sure feels like summer today, complete with tiny bespoke sunflower, ready to go. I better get to work on my listings for this little flowers big brothers (see a sample in the background) before summer arrives for real!

Secret lives

Last season’s geraniums owe their life to this antique volume. Every year I dread the task of pulling out the potted gardens and tossing away the plants I can’t squeeze onto the windowsill or rationalize the possibility of overwintering. When a friend loaned me this old copy of the 1973 book I suspected it could […]

Wintering

Tonight the wind is howling, the last of the fall colors swirling into knee deep drifts of crisp confetti against the garden gate.¬† But it’s ok, we’ve hunkered down, everyone that’s coming in is tucked – the last burst of geranium admired on the mantle, and the usual suspects stowed away in their winter places. […]