Portulacas! © Rita Jacques 2020 My backyard. Windsor, Ontario.
The weigela shrub is in bloom! © Rita Jacques 2020. My backyard. Windsor, Ontario.
Gardeners are odd people. According to non-gardeners, anyways. But, what do they know? Gardeners consider themselves driven, nature-loving and caring people. Let me give you an example or two. Non-gardeners will shake their heads like I’m indeed odd. Yet, I believe the gardeners will give me an understanding nod. About two weeks ago, I realized… Continue reading Because I’m A Gardener…
Every year I would admire the beautiful, tall purple flowers called silver dollars (Lunaria annua) that appeared at my Mom and Dad’s home each spring. And every summer, my Mom would give me branches bearing the dried, flat coin-shaped seed pods. I’d plant them at different spots throughout my garden. But, silly me, come spring,… Continue reading Silver Dollar Flowers!
Springtime! © Rita Jacques 2020. My front yard. Windsor, Ontario.
My front yard. Discover the beauty in your own gardens! Stay home, stay safe! © Rita Jacques 2020.
© Rita Jacques 2020 My backyard–stay home, stay safe!
Crocuses after the rain. They always look best freshly washed by Mother Nature. My backyard! © Rita Jacques 2020.
This is for healthcare workers . . . you are bighearted and courageous! Remember that! I bought these cyclamen flowers in December 2018. I wanted something small to place inside two mugs to sit near my kitchen sink. A nutcracker mug and a Santa mug. The woman in the Floral Department told me not to… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursday #167
Life’s been busy! Here’s a Thousand Word Thursday on a Friday, haha! I took a walk through the garden and captured any colour I could find. Enjoy! © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.