Tag Archives: flowers

Her Tree

Her Tree is blooming! The small tree proudly produced sweet-smelling magnolia blossoms just in time for Mothers’ Day. Won’t she be surprised to see how well her tree is doing! When I was 9, we lived just down the street … Continue reading

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Party Girl

The Formosa azalea┬áis spreading out her best party dress in all its finery for everyone to admire. I stand at the living room window and enjoy watching her dance as the wind sways her branches and ruffles her petals. Party … Continue reading

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Spring!

In January, we planted blackberry sticks – at least that’s what they looked like to me. Then last month we saw a few tiny green leaves at the base of each of the sticks. This week we were surprised by … Continue reading

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St. Joseph

While Olde Dog and his Man were outside investigating because that’s what they do, Man spotted a white square in the dirt in a prominent part of the yard. It was surrounded by bushes that look like they may flower … Continue reading

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Winter blooms

I think this is a peony bush. I remember beautiful peonies in northern Minnesota, so peonies must be very hardy. The Florida winter cold must feel refreshing to them after all the warm fall days. Or maybe it just feels … Continue reading

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Greenhouse

The plants are wintering in the greenhouse. The geraniums in particular are enjoying the 85 degrees. The greenhouse needs some repairs and some elbow grease. The plants don’t seem to mind. Cold outside. Warm inside. Warm is good.

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Happy New Year!

Yes, it is the first of December, not the first of January. But for Western liturgical churches, it is the first Sunday of Advent, the beginning of the new church year. I’ve always loved Advent because Advent is the beginning … Continue reading

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