Challenges

It hasn’t been easy. But, that’s a good thing. Gardening isn’t supposed to be easy. Challenges, setbacks, not knowing, wondering what went wrong, what I did wrong, searching for answers on the internet, in my garden books. Looking out windows, hoping for positive changes. Walking through garden beds, kneeling, feeling leaves, willing plants to good…

Waiting for a Garden

Spring brings warm breezes, longer days and time spent outdoors. And for this I am grateful as I have been waiting for a garden. Last summer after removing nondescript shrubs and a multitude of Liriope from the garden beds, I purchased plants at an end-of-summer sale. I referred to the tags while placing them leaving…

Spring in the Winter Garden

Yes, March is here! Snow, rain, high winds and nighttime temperatures in the 20’s.┬áThis my first March living in the mountains of North Carolina, so I didn’t know what to expect, but, no surprises. It’s the same March weather I experienced in Connecticut. Spring did tease us with a few warm days but she didn’t…

Home

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time ~ T.S. Eliot If you’ve followed my blog in the past you know my husband and I lived in a small town in Connecticut for several years.…

December 31, 2016

Another gift: waking up to a beautiful sunrise on the last day of the year. Was it a sign of good things to come? One year ends, another begins. Out with the old, in with the new. A new year symbolizes hope. It gives us the chance to start over and set goals. We look…

Gratitude

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude. ~ A.A. Milne A.A. Milne’s book: Winnie The Pooh is chock full of quotes I love. I chose this one in celebration of Thanksgiving Day. My heart holds a rather large amount of Gratitude for…