Tuesday, May 22, 2012


The Gardenia is blooming.
It is one of my favorite flowers.
I wear the blooms in my hair.

I am planting annual herbs  in the Wind Spinner bed.
I hope to bring the patchouli in this winter.

We have been eating garden salads for supper.

I will replant the lettuces under the peonies.
I could have lettuce for another month this way.
The Kale is setting seed.
I will save and sow.

It is the year of lavender for my gardens.
This plant looks pretty in the Wind Spinner bed.
I hope to propagate.

We have mums in bloom.
It is a crazy spring!

Monday, May 7, 2012

Lavender and Summer Azures

A male Summer Azure

and a female Summer Azure were nectaring
on clover when I went to harvest the lavender.

This is the earliest I have ever harvested lavender.

Summer Azures and Lavender on May 7th.

This is an amazing May.