Sempervivum

Huge sums of money are paid to the people who export oil.  No money at all is paid to the…

Mirabilis multiflora

At 7  am the perennial Four O’Clocks prepare to close up for the day.  Last year the hummingbird would often…

Bee Napping

In the cool of the morning when the light is just coming over the fence the Maximillian sunflowers all seem…

Inflorescence

Grasses cover roughly 40% of the land surface on the earth. Grasses are wind pollinated.  Seventy percent of the crops…

Jenny Wren

Sprightly as the day is long Light  of heart and full of song The joy of life’s her chosen work…

Glimpse

A glimpse is faint or transient, brief or imperfect.  If I were to walk just a few steps to the…

Disappointment

The miscanthus has overgrown most everything.  In the spring I dug out tons of the pin cushion (scabiosa) and yet…

The Dancers

I am reminded of the Bolshoi and Balanchine, so many winters in the long ago, I’ve just a glimpse in…

Trefoil

Clover is in the genus  Trifolium which represents nothing more than its three leaved growth habit..  Some people refer to…