The Midnight Garden

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One gardener's observations, discoveries and random thoughts whilst simultaneously worshipping and dallying in a Cape Cod garden.

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Rainbow of Midsummer

on Jun 20, 2016 in: gardens

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A Rainbow of Tears

on Jun 12, 2016 in: gardens

As I drifted up to consciousness earlier today, my radio delivered the news report about a mass casualty event at a gay club in Florida early this morning.  At least fifty lives were lost and another fifty sent to the hospital when a gunman opened f...

Here’s the flower of an ice plant.  It’s a succulent, so works in hot dry sunny conditions.  This one gets good watering living at the feet of our center rose bush and will be on the route of the soon-to-be re-installed soaker hose.  I...

There was a happy surprise waiting for me as I went out to water the garden this shiny June first.  A couple of surprises, actually.  In the night, our humidity vanished and it is a cool and wonderful late spring morning. The best surprise was the...

The Best Remedy

on May 19, 2016 in: gardens

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature and God.” “Because only then does one feel  that all is as it should be and that God wishes t...

Lilac Memories

on May 17, 2016 in: gardens

They say rosemary is for remembering, but for me, it’s always lilacs.  I think back to try and figure out the first lilac bush I knew.  I can’t recall either of my grandmothers having one in their yard.   Great grandma Berns probably...

Dream Season

on May 17, 2016 in: gardens

Ahh, this time of year, greenhouses are full of such stuff as dreams are made of.  I’m not sure how I resist as well as I do.  Perhaps I realize that the more I buy during the course of the weekend, the more I must work to get them situated,...