Just realized this post didn’t get published…trying again! Cold weather prediction means I picked the final bouquets of the season. Lucky me! The flowers will last another week inside! Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2017
Any flower found blooming in November is a prized possession! They’re usually smaller and some are misshapen but way to go, Mother Nature for letting them still bloom! My garden, Windsor, Ontario.
Boston Ivy on my fence. Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2017.
End of the season sunflowers. Small but mighty! My garden. Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2017.
– It was love at first sight. But, I dared not come on too strong. Don’t be the first to hug or kiss. Take it slow. Let things take their natural course. Whatever would be, would be. I played things right. The object of my love was a sweet two and half-year old girl. She… Continue reading Changing My Viewpoint!
My dog Sophie, still sporting her Canada Day kerchief, traipsing through the end-of-summer garden. She’s been known to steal raspberries, cherry tomatoes and even hot peppers from the fruits of my labour. Okay, truth be told, she merely samples the hot peppers. Then, she carries them through the doggie door and deposits them on a rug for… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #47
If I’ve learned anything over the years, it’s you can’t be a gardener without being optimistic. A gardener purchases seeds with the hope that sunny days—plus rain—will transform the seeds into the flowers or vegetables depicted on seed packages. Or, we expect the same from seeds collected from last summer’s favourite blooms. One year, I… Continue reading Love a Gardener!