Hopeful: a blossom appearing on a strawberry plant in mid-November! Copyright © 2021 Rita Jacques
Slim pickings but there are still a few blooms in the garden. Treasuring them! Copyright © 2021 Rita Jacques
Today’s photos aren’t outstanding by any stretch of the imagination, but there’s a special sentiment behind my pics. In early spring, my 94-year-old mother asked if I was planting anything new this year. I told Mom I was, indeed. I had started Canary Bird Vine seeds indoors with the hope they would survive the transition… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #211
Tulip time! My garden in Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2021.
Unexpected April snowfall! My gardens in Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2021.
Something odd happened last week. As I stepped outside onto the front porch, I spotted a middle-aged woman photographing my forsythia bush. I didn’t think that out of the ordinary as the forsythia is definitely worthy of catching a photographer’s eye. What was unusual was the woman happened to be clutching an armful of forsythia… Continue reading Love of Flowers or Plant Addiction?
Yellow, yellow everywhere! Springtime in my garden in Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2021.
Nothing like a crocus to signal spring is here! My garden in Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2021
This is an updated re-blog on my neighbour, Rocco, who passed away last week from a heart attack. I admit it. When I’m overtired, I want be left alone in my garden. I’ve pretended not to notice Rocco (my elderly Italian neighbour) nearby when I’m busy weeding. He gave me several hydrangea plants two summers… Continue reading Hiding in the Hydrangeas
© Rita Jacques 2021 Winter garden and my gardening snowman! Windsor, Ontario.