Everything in my garden is
grow for me.
Note to Daughters: Don’t make simple, wonderful things complicated
as I have at times.
If you want to be a gardener,
dig a hole,
nurture it as best you can,
It is what it is.
(our wild olive tree that is ancient and still keeps blooming each spring)
As in life,
isn’t it always the babies that make things fun?
(an elderly airplane plant still sprouting babies)
Next Note to Daughters:
Some things worth waiting for take time.
I have been diligently working on my garden , since
I retired from teaching,
for 3 years.
there is no comparison to the feeling you have when you
see something sprout from the work you have done,
from your soil,
and not the work that a nursery has forced or accomplished.
(my zinnias preparing to bloom)
Next Note To Daughters:
Having said that,
I am now going to contradict myself.
If stopping by Home Depot,
after a long day in court defending your clients, (daughter #1)
or a crazy day of TAKS testing or dealing with cheerleading conflicts,(daughter #3)
a day when you have 500 library books to shelf and no help in sight,(daughter #2)
is the simplest way
you can bring
beauty and simplicity
and gardening into your life,
stop at Home Depot
and buy something
blooming and beautiful.
No harm- no foul.
(caladiums from Happiness Farm )
(Belinda’s Dream rose )