life in and around the garden
I had the pleasure of visiting the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay Maine a few weeks ago. An amazing botanical garden that was packed with beauty in every square inch.
Among my many favorites was the Digitalis ferruginea that was clearly among the Bee’s favorites too!
The days have been hot and steamy around the garden. The Swallowtail Butterfly have been fluttering around all the flowers that have finally popped in the garden.
When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden.
— Minnie Aumonier
The lesson I have throughly learnt,
and wish to pass on to others,
is to know the enduring happiness
that the love of a garden gives.
Two days of sunshine and warm temperatures helped me make progress on the painting and staining of the greenhouse and Rabbit Run Cottage-potting shed.
So much more to do and finish, but waiting for spring to return. It’s hard to paint in a winter coat and gloves!
I’m happy with the changes and can’t wait for the plants and flowers to fill in the canvas.
April brings warmer weather and lots of garden chores to get things rolling around here!
Off to search for a right and left garden glove!
Basil has been on my mind!
Pretty, peppery plants are my most favorite herb.
The garden is covered in the first snowfall,
and we shall rest.
The Blog is also going to take a break for the remainder of the year,
but I will be back in January with a fresh look for my readers.
Happy Holidays to all of my garden friends!
Yes, fresh Herbs are back!
Prepping for a demonstration at our local library this weekend.
Using Herbs to make fresh salad dressings in 60 seconds.