Lily Bloom

18 May 19
TalkingLoudAndSayingNothing

May 18, 2019 Lilies, whose scientific name is Lilium, has more than one hundred gorgeous species in its family. However, there are many plants that have Lily in their common name; yet not all are true Lilies. A few examples of this misnomer are Day Lilies, Calla Lilies, Peace Lilies, Water Lilies and Lilies Of […]

18 May 19
Axarquia Garden Club

On yet another beautifully warm day, 18 intrepid members of the garden club set off in search of Gill Jordan’s garden hidden away in the heart of the Competa Campo. Any effort in finding the location was rewarded in spadefuls upon discovering Gill and Ron’s gem of a garden. Gill told us how when they […]

18 May 19
Firefly Fingerprint

Word prompt of the day: Morning, Happy, Home, Flowers, The Neighborhood, Surprise Hello Saturday! You lovely thing you. I slept in until a delicious 8:00 am, languidly pulled open my drapes, and raised the windows in my bedroom to a glorious morning. A cup of coffee on our spacious new terrace is called for to […]

18 May 19

May’s backstrap challenge is finished – it was lovely to weave outside there was more take-up than planned, finished length is only 53.5 cm. or 21 inches and it took how long to weave?!  – but the edges are good it would have been easier and much quicker on a band /inkle loom or even […]

18 May 19
Living The Golden Years

This morning brings so many thoughts of much needed attention devoted to taking care of the yard on this beautiful day. Weeding the kitchen garden, planting an addition to my herb garden, thyme so it will make a wonderful addition to my rosemary and basil, and spraying my herbs with natural bug spray consisting of […]

18 May 19
Extraordinary BLT

“Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin, yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more clothe you?”  ~Matthew 6:28-30 […]

18 May 19
HOKKU

I grew up on 92 acres of partly-forested, partly-open land in the country.  I now live on a very small lot at the outer edge of — but still within — a city. The first thing I did when I moved here was to dig up the entire front yard, which at that time consisted […]

18 May 19
Derwood Demo Garden

Cool breezes and cloudy skies greeted the Demo Garden MGs on Tuesday. The wet ground ruled out any serious planting until some drying occurs. We contented ourselves with building trellises, weeding, sowing some seeds and admiring how much the wet weather has encouraged plant growth. The less-than-ideal weather did not discourage a group of enthusiastic […]

18 May 19
If Anything Is Praiseworthy Think about such things

Imagine my delight when I took notice of the Lily of the Valley blooming this spring day.   Upon seeing it, my mind wanders to two thoughts.  First, the old hymn, “He’s the Lily of the Valley, He’s the Bright and Morning Star, He’s the Fairest of Ten Thousand….” Second, I can’t wait to smell it. […]

18 May 19
Arcynewsy

Saturday, 05/18/2019 08:39 clock Who stands on the Dizengoff Square and turns once in a circle, gets an idea of ​​the Tel Aviv of the thirties. White curved facades, simple and modern, each building designed by another architect – yet an aesthetic unity. Theaters, cafes, the Eckmann as the first department store in the city. […]

18 May 19
Archy Worldys

Saturday, 05/18/2019 08:39 clock Who stands on the Dizengoff Square and turns once in a circle, gets an idea of ​​the Tel Aviv of the thirties. White curved facades, simple and modern, each building designed by another architect – yet an aesthetic unity. Theaters, cafes, the Eckmann as the first department store in the city. […]

17 May 19
Retired and on the move...

  We found a Holiday Inn in the city of Silt, Colorado.  An interesting name- but it is located on the Colorado River, so maybe that makes sense.  Excellent restaurant there called Miner’s Claim. It took 32 hours of driving time to get to the start of our RS trip.  That 32 hours took seven […]

17 May 19
The Paddling Newf

Looking for something fantastic to do this weekend in the Palmetto State? May we suggest a paddle or hike to see the rare and spectacular Rocky Shoals Spider Lilies of the Catawba River.