Why do bees and sunflowers seem to go together?
Maybe it's the yellow colour scheme.
I guess they aren't always together.
Like salt and pepper, once in a long while you do actually see one without the other.
My "Anything Goes" strawbale garden has produced a satisfactory crop of sunflowers, with many more on the way as long as we don't get a frost anytime soon. I am not sure what this last one is--I think it was from the "mystery seeds" given to me by my friend Doug F. The closest I can find on the Internet is Little Becka. Have any of you seen this variety before?
A photo essay of what's been filling up my blog silence.
Nothing like a few garden herbs growing inside in winter to bring back memories of summer. Oh, sunshine, how do I miss thee? Let me count the ways...
Some years, the garden just sucks. But this year, my flourishing herbs and giant carrots and surprise petunias all worked together to heal my hurting heart. And I am so grateful for it.
It's been a crazy week. Next year, I'm going to look into growing a clone of myself in my garden. :-) Here's a few of the blessings that came with the crazy in the shape of a bountiful harvest.
A collection of my favourite daily moments in the last 1-2 weeks.
Who needs a gym? Five hours digging and pulling and ripping out quack grass roots on Sunday afternoon and I've barely been able to walk for the last 36 hours...
"Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit." Henry Adams. Boy, do I hope that's true, because chaos abounds right now!
We all have "cinquefoil" in our lives. Sometimes it sneaks in because we just don't have the time or energy to deal with it right then. Eventually, though, we have to stop and examine the things we fill our lives with and question, "Is this still of value to me? Is this something I want to nurture right now?"