Tag Archives: nature

those titles are old ones

so they cannot be reused tonight. maybe next week. if the flower is an old one reuse it now. admit it next week. old flowers are better than old titles. spring continues to unfold. the progression of flowers is like a parade. peony are now in bloom with their big luscious flowers. tomorrow will be a good day to search for new daylily scapes coming out of hiding. first a peony from this spring and then a daylily from last summer…

searching and popping out

now begins the game of searching the garden. examining the fans of daylilies and looking for the flower scape popping out of the foliage. this too is often accompanied by the giggling of fairies and other nature spirits. something to do with missing something just in front of one’s nose and only slightly out of sight.

jumpups

pots that had just a start of johnny jumpups are now full. the carnation poppies are nearing bloom. peony and ants are preparing the bloom. there will be stuff to watch while waiting for the bloom of the daylilies. and a yard to search for scapes about to come out of hiding. johnny jumpups and a bloom from last summer…

what ?

how could something get in the way ? something did. it must have been a busy weekend for me to miss the first day of daylily bloom. the species daylily sent up the signal. bloom season for the rest of the daylilies is about three weeks away. give or take a few days or a week depending on how the weather and the garden fairies feel about things. so here is the spent blooms from the day i missed. today’s bloom. and a flower that should bloom later this summer…

can’t

you can’t always get what you want. many seedlings do not contain the elements of the two parents. or not all of them. just a few teasing elements and a lot of other flaws. however it you try sometimes yes you just might find what you need. every cross is a journey with a mysterious end…