Category Archives: plants

~ Dancing Wu Li Master ~ WPC: Twisted ~

On May 6, as Jello and I were on our walk, this parrot tulip in a neighbor’s yard stopped me in my tracks! It brings to my mind the title of Gary Zukav’s book,  The Dancing Wu Li Masters. “…the … Continue reading

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~ In My Shady Garden ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

     Place in the World

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~ Pussy Willow & Daffodil ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

It was a mild weekend at Long Beach — the marsh is shrinking at a time when I expect it to be growing. On a walk yesterday, I picked a few miniature daffodils growing where they appeared to have naturalized … Continue reading

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~ Beach Weeds ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

Sometimes it’s where the vase is that’s more important than what’s in it! Glass candle-holder filled with wish rocks.  

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~ Anticipation ~ WPC: Waiting ~

Gardening is an act of faith –we plant, tend, nurture and believe.   Then we wait…   …and we water, tend, inspect and wait some more!   Waiting  

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~ Creating A Garden ~ WPC: Satisfaction ~

There is something very gratifying about nurturing plants and having them thrive.     I feel the same pleasure as the birds I encourage to become residents in my landscape bring their fledges to the feeders and continue to keep … Continue reading

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~ Creating Order From Chaos ~ WPC: Order ~

I find it very satisfying to take something that is a chaotic mess and turning it into something beautiful, functional or just finished — like a basket of laundry or a jigsaw puzzle! In early spring I posted a few … Continue reading

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