Tulip time! My garden in Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2021.
Unexpected April snowfall! My gardens in Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2021.
Something odd happened last week. As I stepped outside onto the front porch, I spotted a middle-aged woman photographing my forsythia bush. I didn’t think that out of the ordinary as the forsythia is definitely worthy of catching a photographer’s eye. What was unusual was the woman happened to be clutching an armful of forsythia… Continue reading Love of Flowers or Plant Addiction?
Yellow, yellow everywhere! Springtime in my garden in Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2021.
Nothing like a crocus to signal spring is here! My garden in Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2021
This is an updated re-blog on my neighbour, Rocco, who passed away last week from a heart attack. I admit it. When I’m overtired, I want be left alone in my garden. I’ve pretended not to notice Rocco (my elderly Italian neighbour) nearby when I’m busy weeding. He gave me several hydrangea plants two summers… Continue reading Hiding in the Hydrangeas
© Rita Jacques 2021 Winter garden and my gardening snowman! Windsor, Ontario.
Roses in November! At my Mom’s retirement home–The Village on the Thames–in Chatham, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2020.
You might say I had it coming. I was warned, after all. Ten days ago, my neighbour told me, “Rita, you have a little time but not much. It’s going to get cold, very cold! Just you wait and see! All of the leaves are going to drop.” He’d been doing yard work on a… Continue reading Daisy Days!
Now that’s pushing up daisies! © Rita Jacques 2020. My front yard in Windsor, Ontario.