Gingerbread Houses in the Franklin Park Conservatory. Christmas season contained a display of Gingerbread houses. Be sure to see Gardens in Ohio and A Botanical Wedding. … [Read more...] about Gingerbread Houses
If you want to know what Arborvitae bushes grow up to be: trees! As snow flurries swirled I snapped a closeup picture of my tree.In my old[er] age I like to stay inside and look through the window. This is a scene I took while inside while snow blew briskly outside. That is why it looks a little dark for the morning.My good old garden bench. I photographed it in spring and in summer. Here it is … [Read more...] about Snow plus camera= pictures
This blog will have a seasonal slowdown. I might post some photos or poems and quotes, but until after the holidays there won't be any full size posts or regular blogging here. There are daily posts @ the Advent blog and that is more writing than I really should attempt at this time of year. Actually the theme of my Advent thoughts has to do with "planting", Planted in the Heart. Can't keep the … [Read more...] about December Slow Down
Dream no more: it's here! Deep drifting mounds of fluffy white snow. the kind that is soft and packable and holds the large crystal shapes in fragile sparkly points... just visible long enough to astound you with their beauty before they melt away.I couldn't help it- I had to go out into the hot tub this morning to experience it falling into my hair and the steam from the hot water. To sit in the … [Read more...] about Dreaming of a White Christmas
It is Ohio, so it's any ones guess. For now, we have good gardening weather, if only the Holiday preparations allowed any time for it. I did manage to continue sprucing up the yard a bit and the kids prevailed upon the husband for the Christmas lights outdoors. Mostly they put them up themselves ( I have a big boy who can do that!). I have a wreath on the door and a few little outdoor arrangements … [Read more...] about White or Green?