Tag Archives: columbine

Seeds, Spring, Work, Hope

Things are just a little bit crazed in my life, at the same time other things are getting better. I feel I’m in the refiner’s fire. This is one reason I bought fresh flowers last weekend, the first since the … Continue reading

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Blossoms, Pollen, and Other Extravagances of Spring

Arlington is in the midst of its full, extravagant spring blossom. With an eighty degree day on Saturday, every tree has burst into leaf. The Bradford pears were shedding petals like snow in today’s breeze and the dogwoods have burst … Continue reading

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The Garden Blooms and Grows

Finally, things seem to be growing. Radishes are almost ready to harvest. The lettuces needed to be thinned. The okra is coming up. Flowers are going like crazy. Now I have roses, along with the last of the columbine and … Continue reading

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Spring May Finally Have Sprung

Last week, I predicted the irises would be out this weekend—and they were. I also went to the garden without my camera, so the progress of my seedlings is going undocumented this week. At least in photographs. I’m pleased to … Continue reading

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