If I Were a Butterfly

Retro post alert! As Autumn barrels towards Winter and the flowers put on their final pre-frost display, I’m remembering my favorite moment of gardening this summer. Back when the Stump Garden looked like this: Sunday morning, June 28th, Firefox and I were in the garden when she – ever alert – notices a few new butterflies. Then a few more. Then a whole flock. Capturing … Continue reading If I Were a Butterfly

Sure-Fire Signs of Spring

When Winter is done and the fiery sun crosses to the Northern Hemisphere We seek out a reason to believe in the season, A Sure-Fire Sign that Spring is here. Bloodroot comes to light Blooming in white Nature’s own ressurection Then the spring beauty And this little cutie We’re headed in the right direction! The daffodils show Catching a glow The quintessential sign of Spring. … Continue reading Sure-Fire Signs of Spring