Tag: Flowers

Days of Gardenias and Memories

Days of Gardenias and Memories

The loveliness of gardenias evokes memories spanning the length of life’s journey.

none of the bees would pose for me (a poem)

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

January Dreaming: A Brighter Shade of Pale

Paperwhites don’t know anything about this sad month with no major celebrations.

Late-Season Blooms & Haiku

Late-Season Blooms & Haiku

Reinforcing my benign neglect this year, the greenery of Glover Gardens has gifted us with unexpected late-November blooms.

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

…about mindfulness, and flowers, and tasting life…

Haiku: Bees on a Mission

Haiku: Bees on a Mission

Scottish bees and purple flowers, and a haiku.

Haiku: Seeing Red

Haiku: Seeing Red

Aberdeen’s Cruickshank Botanic Garden on the King’s College campus in Old Aberdeen is gorgeous and haiku-inspiring.

Lordy, Lord Baltimore!

Lordy, Lord Baltimore!

A digital postcard from Glover Gardens with scarlet Lord Baltimore blooms.

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.

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.

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.

“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.

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.

The Don Juan Rose

The Don Juan Rose

A single red rose is a star at Glover Gardens.

April in Paris: Happy Wednesday Photo

April in Paris: Happy Wednesday Photo

I had some spare time over an April weekend in Paris and visited the Jacquemart-Andre Museum. Sheer loveliness. I haven’t had time to collect my thoughts and photos yet, but here’s a look at the floral arrangement in the drawing room.  Happy Wednesday! Stay tuned […]

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.


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