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
I’m re-posting this story as a tribute to my neighbour who recently succumbed to Covid. His name (Bob) is a pseudonym as is his wife’s name (Sandy). Bob struggled with dementia from Parkinson’s yet his love for his wife always shone. Rest in peace, my friend. The doorbell rang followed by frantic knocking. I expected… Continue reading Christmas Spirit
© Rita Jacques 2021 Cardinal in the backyard and cardinal pair in the front yard. They’re staying home with me in lockdown, yay!
Garden Angel: “Wake me up when it’s 2021.” Me: “I’m staying up to make sure 2020 leaves!” Happy New Year, everyone!
Snow globes are magical. © Rita Jacques 2020 Windsor, Ontario.
Now that’s pushing up daisies! © Rita Jacques 2020. My front yard in Windsor, Ontario.
A sunflower bloomed today! I get as excited about blooms in late October as I do for the first blooms of spring. Enjoying them while they last! © Rita Jacques 2020. My garden in Windsor, Ontario.
Obedient plants! Still lots of colour in my fall garden. © Rita Jacques. Windsor, Ontario.
Cleome and cosmos. Beauty springing forth from cracks in the patio concrete. Backyard patio. Windsor, Ontario.
© Rita Jacques 2020 Windsor waterfront/Detroit skyline.