September blooms! © Rita Jacques 2020. My garden in Windsor, Ontario.
Some of my zinnia flowers resemble pineapples with a crown! © Rita Jacques 2020. My garden in Windsor, Ontario.
Black-eyed Susan flowers! © Rita Jacques 2020. My garden. Windsor, Ontario.
Four O’Clock Flowers! Well, I’m either a day late for Thousand Word Thursdays or six days early, but here’s some pics for you to enjoy. © Rita Jacques 2020. My backyard. Windsor, Ontario.
I don’t believe Hell to be full of flames. Nope. Being a gardener, I think it’s full of slugs and snails. Don’t get me wrong. I try hard to love all of God’s creatures. But I think it would be easier for me to love some of them from afar. Like away from my garden!… Continue reading Little Garden Critters!
Monarch on a purple echinacea. Praying mantis–I think!–on a purple echinacea. Fly on the same flower. Spiderweb now on the same flower! © Rita Jacques 2020 My backyard. Windsor, Ontario.
More lilies! © Rita Jacques 2020. My backyard, Windsor, Ontario.
Portulacas! © Rita Jacques 2020 My backyard. Windsor, Ontario.
I have only one blanket flower plant and every year most of the blooms are misshapen. It always makes me aware of how incredible Mother Nature is to have most other flowers bloom perfectly. In any case, I look forward to seeing how each blanket flower turns out. I love how each is “perfectly” unique!… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #178
While photographing the irises in my garden, I often thought of van Gogh. The great artist painted flowers—including irises—while in isolation at a monastery/asylum. He referred to painting as the lightning rod for his illness. And, likewise, photography and gardening have kept me grounded during this pandemic. Have you found your own lightning rod? Let… Continue reading Sanity Saved by Irises!