I’m fascinated by the gold spots on monarch chrysalides. As most readers know, I began raising monarchs this year, releasing about 120 butterflies to date. My sixth batch is in the chrysalis stage now and I hope to release 45 healthy monarchs in the next few days. I love this […]
Bok Tower Gardens, a sensory delight of natural color and fragrance, along with the 205 ft art deco Tower, transport guests to a simpler time.
Stop running from everything that is hard.
Welcome to my garden, the 2016 edition. As every gardener knows, our landscape changes over time. My two recently acquired vintage cherubs beckoned me to photograph them this morning, calling me outdoors at 6:30am! I assembled a slideshow to share my private sanctuary with you, my friends. The Lord will […]
The universal language of flowers crosses cultural boundaries. Flowers evoke universal feelings in all humans – feelings of beauty, grace, and being alive. Live flowers are said to bring a strong healing energy, according to feng shui, but I’m not into all that. I relish their beauty and grace, and their […]
Hubby and I went to the Wetlands near our house in Melbourne, FL today to enjoy the beautiful Sunday weather and spy some pretty birds. Here are a few of the beauties that graced us with their presence. Stay tuned for an encouraging thought before you leave. As I took […]
It’s always sad watching that once beautiful and fragrant bouquet of long stemmed, red roses wilt. Our 21st wedding anniversary roses lasted a week. Expensive, extravagant gesture on my husband’s part … but our relationship is worth investing in. He knows what melts my heart. I know that a home […]