All I want to do is nap ... but in those rare moments when I am in the garden I am smiling.
Well it BLOOMED and I was wowed by it .. such a gorgeous pink (in soft morning sunlight)
Of course I fell in love with it and thought I should have dozens of these beauties .. that is the slippery slope I fall on when the love affair happens with a plant smiling away at me.
I have to rein in that lust and behave myself .. but really .. it is a beauty !
I have a secret fear of chickens and geese so this is as close as I will come to them.
Gardening does seem to be a type of therapy for nonsensical, silly fears at times ..
I mean really, what is so scary about chickens and geese ? .. go figure !
It is so well behaved I can't believe it .. it is generous with it's flowering because you can cut the finished blooms off and it will behave like the ever ready bunny with more.
It helps hide the AC unit and turns a stunning deep pink as the blooms age .. why can't I age that way?!! .. well .. not deep pink , but I would have taken the stunning any day !!
In any case .. Pinky Winky is a pain .. it spreads and falls way too much (no picture for that reason!)
Alright .. enough of me droning on about the garden .. now for something very special.
I was given a wonderful handmade gift that was totally unexpected .. aren't those the best kind ?
A gorgeous quilt in a pattern called "Toss the Bouquet" ..
The card enclosed reminded me that I would be wrapped in a bouquet of flowers during the hard cold winter that always seems to last forever each year.
That was such a comforting thought .. the flowers .. fighting off old man winter !
Marg you are such a generous talented friend and I so appreciate having this beautiful gift from your hands ... thank you again so much !