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Frenzied Foraging

The poppies have bloomed.  I have to say that they are suspiciously beautiful, in a way reminiscent of an Alice in Wonderland character.  Strangely fascinating.  The honeybees are particularly amazed. I'm already anticipating their day-after-Christmas blues when...

Grow More Flowers

  I started my New Year’s resolution early, direct seeding these poppies, Papaver somniferum, in October.  I’m embarrassed to admit it, but they've been on "my must" plant list for over 20 years.  Pathetic, maybe. ...
In gardening, as in life, I say, GROW WHAT YOU LOVE. Find the things that make you happy and grow them. Lots of them!

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