Dandelion Meditations (and a haiku)
I’m fascinated by the dandelion; such a temporal thing it is. Transient, and yet tenacious, it grows, blooms, morphs, and flies away, above the fray, to plant seeds (and a new life) somewhere else.
Some Days, You’re the Windshield; Some Days, You’re the Bug (and How the Rose Helped)
Boreas Pass: Postcard from Nature
Boreas Pass in central Colorado is scenic, lovely, unspoiled and a call from nature to join her.
Happy Spring to You, from Texas
Here’s a Texas bluebonnet for you. It’s our state flower, and this one is still in the process of opening up. I think it is a metaphor for now.
From Mud to Flowers
You never know what you’ll find here on the pages of Glover Gardens, “a multi-faceted blog for multi-faceted people”.
A Beauty in My Backyard
A forgotten beauty showed its face in my backyard a few weeks ago, as this gorgeous walking iris woke up and bloomed for the first time in years.
Days of Gardenias and Memories
The loveliness of gardenias evokes memories spanning the length of life’s journey.
The Easter Butterfly
And then, all of the sudden, it flew away, wafting on the breeze high above the cypress trees, its wings fluttering a timeless message: fear not, only believe.
none of the bees would pose for me (a poem)
A solo trip to a botanical garden was a tonic in troubled times and the inspiration for a poem.
January Dreaming: A Brighter Shade of Pale
Paperwhites don’t know anything about this sad month with no major celebrations.
The Forgiveness of the Yard, January Blooms and a New Camera Lens, Oh My!
Our January blooms are sprawling wildly, bursting with color, ignoring the season, crowding each other and competing for Most Beautiful.
Late-Season Blooms & Haiku
Reinforcing my benign neglect this year, the greenery of Glover Gardens has gifted us with unexpected late-November blooms.
Have Some Weed, Butterfly!
Butterflies, butterfly weed, and a caterpillar relocation project. It’s never a dull moment at Glover Gardens.
After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)
Good Friday Lilies
If Easter lilies are white, perhaps these gorgeous red lilies are Good Friday lilies.
January Dreaming: April in Paris in the Gardens
Dazzling colors and green spaces that can be found all over Paris are the subject of this January Dreaming post.
Haiku: Bees on a Mission
Haiku: Seeing Red
Aberdeen’s Cruickshank Botanic Garden on the King’s College campus in Old Aberdeen is gorgeous and haiku-inspiring.
A Fire in the Fireplace in the Middle of Summer, a Haiku, and Wildflowers
A change of scenery brings mountain wildflowers, a fire in the fireplace and a haiku about the mesmerizing nature of flames.