Garden Angel: “Wake me up when it’s 2021.” Me: “I’m staying up to make sure 2020 leaves!” Happy New Year, everyone!
Just another barn on a cloudy, snowy day! © Rita Jacques 2020
Some wintry pics of my favourite old barn. It may no longer be standing but the memories live on. © Rita Jacques 2020
Jack Frost popped by! © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
Popped by the waterfront on an frigid winter’s afternoon and caught this majestic Canada goose in flight. Pretty cold but worth the effort! © Rita Jacques 2019. Windsor, Ontario!
Winter. Not my favourite season. It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s sloppy. You can’t wear shorts although I saw my mailman doing so in a blizzard the other day! You have to ditch sandals and flip-flops to wear boots. And you can’t garden or go inline-skating. My passions. But I’m changing my attitude. I didn’t realize… Continue reading Winter…Brrr! Grrr?
Still a few blooms when a frost hit this week . . . glistening icy Yarrow flowers. Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
Roses! Your days are numbered! Only an optimistic gardener would leave the unopened buds in the snow–hopeful they will blossom on a warmer day. Yup, that’s me! Click on the link for more pics. © Rita Jacques 2018.
My backyard…sunlight melting the snow. Yeah! Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
Well, being a half-decent gardener, this was rather humbling. My lemon tree and my lime tree were mere sticks. Not one leaf remained. Leaves had been dropping steadily when I’d noticed little bugs on a nearby plant. So, I decided to spray them all. I used soap and water. Not because I’m an environmentalist, a… Continue reading A Humbled Gardener!