Flower Fridays: Herb Garden

Several of my herbs from last year are coming back—some sage here, thyme there and the always-robust chives and mint are re-emerging. I love the smell of herbs in my garden but even better—I love to use them in cooking. Recently Andy and I discovered the yumminess of goat cheese mixed with mint and parsleyContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Herb Garden”

Magical Moment Mondays: Morning Stillness

Spring is finally fully enveloping me in its magic and splendor. And there is so much about spring that is magical—particularly in the morning. With the light arriving early and the first flowers sneaking up from the ground, the quiet stillness of spring mornings is perhaps my favorite moment in life. This morning there isContinue reading “Magical Moment Mondays: Morning Stillness”

Flower Fridays: Wisteria

Wisteria…an interesting word that is like mystery and hysteria all wrapped into one plant. I was reminded of wisteria recently because I have been choosing colors to paint our interiors. I love all the names of blues that there are in paint colors and so many of them are flower names. Wisteria is a vineContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Wisteria”

Flower Fridays: Morning Glory

Yes, it is Flower Friday again and I am so happy and grateful for the task of researching yet another flower’s meaning. I never know what I will find as I explore various cultures uses for and tales about the flower of the day. This morning my experience was no different—I found several different waysContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Morning Glory”

Flower Fridays: Phlox

The tall phlox are spreading throughout my garden and I couldn’t be happier. They are bright and cheerful and long-lived once they have established themselves. If you are in deer territory like I am and most everyone is these days, be sure to spray them with something the deer won’t like. I also love wildContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Phlox”