tiny joy

Written a month ago, I found this incomplete post in my drafts folder. These are likely my favorite flower in our garden for history and brevity of bloom alike: Our dwarf iris love their home here in our garden. They more than double every year, from three modest clumps to rows and rows and rows. […]

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day 44: the last day

I return to work tomorrow. The past six weeks in the garden have been great for my inner being. The garden has a great boost over past years: some seeds are still sprouting in their grow pots, many are sprouting in place, garlic and radishes are taking off, herbs are going in or have bounced […]

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day 42: so close to busting out

So many things are ready to explode in our garden. Some things are underway… The columbine is full bore, second or third generation. So many buds are setting to burst, I suspect they are waiting for me to return to work before they show off… The hostas are digging the north side shade, having already […]

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sequestered springtime

Springtime is rushing by even as the world grinds to a halt, sheltered in place. My husband and I are locked up tight, stocked up and with more able-bodies friends running as-needed errands. We are comfortable, more so than either of us thought we could be for such a crisis. I am home with pay […]

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