I had my camera near me while I played in the garden yesterday, in hopes of catching a photo of a cardinal in the blossoming apple tree. By evening, plenty of blossoms had fallen to the ground and still no cardinal. I thought I wouldn’t catch a photo after all this year. Then, as I… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursday #175
Every year I would admire the beautiful, tall purple flowers called silver dollars (Lunaria annua) that appeared at my Mom and Dad’s home each spring. And every summer, my Mom would give me branches bearing the dried, flat coin-shaped seed pods. I’d plant them at different spots throughout my garden. But, silly me, come spring,… Continue reading Silver Dollar Flowers!
Springtime! © Rita Jacques 2020. My front yard. Windsor, Ontario.
© Rita Jacques 2020. My front yard. Staying home, staying safe! Gardening and photography are still allowed:)
My front yard. Discover the beauty in your own gardens! Stay home, stay safe! © Rita Jacques 2020.
These brilliant tulips were the first to bloom! © Rita Jacques 2020 My front yard.
© Rita Jacques 2020 My backyard–stay home, stay safe!
After several years of no blooming and then mediocre blooming, my forsythia bush pulled out all the stops and is superb! Yay! © Rita Jacques 2020
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