So much going on everyday in our gardens and on the land. The Memorial Garden has been left to its own devices and is growing strong! The sweet pansies are such an uplift. I find that Flower Power is practice of opening my heart to the beauty that is right in front of me. In times of trouble, I choose beauty whenever possible and let my Self be comforted by the sheer yellowness or lilac essence of the living flowering plant. Harry often advises to ” say it with flowers.” I do concur.
Petunias have their first blooms! I plucked them right off after the photo so they might establish a little bit more. The Sweet William transplant has new growth in it’s new home.
The pansies are bursting with new blooms after being deadheaded severely. The flowering quince has new leaf growth after being moved, but still no flowers. I don’t know if it is past the flowering stage or not.
And the lilac bud I’ve been following has opened. I do so love the smell of lilacs all around. Such a short time. Another Flower Power teaching: Be here now, don’t miss the lilacs!
Beulah’s giant yellow flower is pushing up and growing daily. This is the only clump allowed to stay. I’ve been snipping off anything emerging elsewhere.
Another “what the heck is this?” plant popped up this week. No idea what it might be, or in who’s memory it may be planted. The Flower of an Unknown Loved One.
Another unknown, but there are some ideas floating around about what it might be. Sure is healthy though.
There are little flower spikes coming out. I think of the picture book Miss Rumphus when I see lupines. She left the world more beautiful by planting lupine seed everywhere she could. Great idea!
Thank you Cathy at Words and Herbs for hosting The Tuesday View. It is a great way to see the changes. Lots more to do for sure, mulching, a few more annuals, decorations and cutting a walkway around the border