Crocuses after the rain. They always look best freshly washed by Mother Nature. My backyard! © Rita Jacques 2020.
This is for healthcare workers . . . you are bighearted and courageous! Remember that! I bought these cyclamen flowers in December 2018. I wanted something small to place inside two mugs to sit near my kitchen sink. A nutcracker mug and a Santa mug. The woman in the Floral Department told me not to… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursday #167
Here are a few pics of purple coneflowers—Echinacea purpurea—to bring some colour to a dreary winter’s day. Enjoy! Photo credits are shared with my hubby, Guy. Neither of us can remember who took the pics! © Rita Jacques 2020 Windsor, Ontario.
Well, I think I found an original live Charlie Brown Christmas tree! It just needs a little wilting and a shiny red ornament. This Christmas treasure is in the courtyard of the Chatham courthouse. Have you spotted any similar trees? I’d love to see your photos! ‘Tis the season to see beauty in unexpected places.… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursday # 156
Life’s been busy! Here’s a Thousand Word Thursday on a Friday, haha! I took a walk through the garden and captured any colour I could find. Enjoy! © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
Pretty fall colours in the cabbage patch! Two tall Brussel sprout plants standing out among the cabbage. Rows of Brussel sprouts next to rows of cabbage, with apple trees and a cornfield in the background. So neat and orderly! © Rita Jacques 2019
Gardeners display a rare optimism. Despite factors beyond their control—such as extreme weather conditions and Japanese beetles to name just two—gardeners continue to plant each year and hope for the best. And, the amazing thing is that plants usually turn out well. I am no different than the average gardener. At my previous home, the… Continue reading Gardening Goals!