Category: Flowers

Haiku: Nature Wins Again

Haiku: Nature Wins Again

Haiku saluting the Purple Fringe alongside the abandoned track at the top of Boreas Pass at the continental divide.

Haiku: The Road to…

Haiku: The Road to…

On Elkhorn Road headed North toward Como, CO, the tired old asphalt is framed in spring by spunky yellow wildflowers. Thus, a haiku.

Two-Fer Spring Blooms at Glover Gardens

Two-Fer Spring Blooms at Glover Gardens

A rare gift as an early Mothers Day treat: the Easter Lilies and Amaryllis blooming at the same time.

Happy Earth Day! Join Me for a Walk in the Park

Happy Earth Day! Join Me for a Walk in the Park

An Earth Day celebration of nature-filled Butler Shores Metropolitan Park along Ladybird Lake in Austin.

Jasmine, the Calming Smell of Spring

Jasmine, the Calming Smell of Spring

Glover Gardens is an aromatherapy district with an abundance of jasmine this spring.

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

An Easter message and a luscious red rose from Glover Gardens.

The Yard Misses You! (says the Grill-Meister)

The Yard Misses You! (says the Grill-Meister)

Photos from home keep me grounded in Glover Gardens when I travel.

Mother Nature Does Her Stuff

Mother Nature Does Her Stuff

Mother Nature waters the plants when we’ve been gone awhile; nice that she knows what to do!

“Frank-biscus” Blooms! Just in Time for Harvey

“Frank-biscus” Blooms! Just in Time for Harvey

A hibiscus blooms as Hurricane Harvey looms, a reminder of nature’s beauty.

Death is Life-Affirming: Hibiscus Haiku

Death is Life-Affirming: Hibiscus Haiku

A gift of a live and blooming hibiscus, with a heartfelt haiku to celebrate Dad’s life.

Digital Postcard: Glover Gardens Hibiscus

Digital Postcard: Glover Gardens Hibiscus

I love hibiscus! Here are a few of my favorite Glover Gardens hibiscus pics, a late-summer garden digital postcard.

Photo: Looking Up in Montmartre

Photo: Looking Up in Montmartre

In Montmartre, I looked up and saw a fence, some flowers and a tower. I love Paris.

April in Paris: Rue des Martyrs

April in Paris: Rue des Martyrs

Rue des Martyrs in Paris has a neighborhood feel and marvelous array of food and flower shops. It might just be the perfect street.

Set the Stage with a Beautiful Table

Set the Stage with a Beautiful Table

A beautiful table signals to guests that they are special, and the event is significant.

Winter?  What Winter?  I’m Making Chili with Peppers from the January Garden

Winter? What Winter? I’m Making Chili with Peppers from the January Garden

When the holidays are over, I’m ready for winter to be over.  I’m also ready for someone to volunteer to put away the Christmas decorations… But we haven’t really had winter here at Glover Gardens this year, at least not yet.  I’m making chili today, […]

Fall in Full Bloom at Glover Gardens: an e-Postcard

Fall in Full Bloom at Glover Gardens: an e-Postcard

We complain about the summer heat here in Southeast Texas, but you can’t beat our fall weather. I just snapped all of these flower photos – you’d think it was spring here at Glover Gardens on this gorgeous November day.  Enjoy this ePostcard. Copyright 2015, […]

Haiku to Welcome Spring: Nature’s Aria

Haiku to Welcome Spring: Nature’s Aria

I love to write haiku!  Creating these short poems helps me to relax, to process events and feelings, and even to be more patient when waiting in long lines.  The “be more patient” haikus usually have themes related to why I’m waiting…I’ll share some of […]


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