Tag Archives: botany

Gift #1097: Garden Whimsy

Hello again!  I’m hoping by August to become a bit more consistent with my blog posts.  There’s not much hope for the rest of July though.  I’ve been thinking about what to write for the next post and had been … Continue reading

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Gift #977: Orchids

I think I had mentioned that my mom and I ended up at the Art Museum, quite unplanned on Saturday.  I had been avoiding it since the Gustave Baumann exhibit is gone-  it seemed too painful to go back knowing … Continue reading

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Gift #577: Orchids

So now in our tour of the greenhouses of the art museum, we come to the orchid room.  Like the succulents, there does not seem to be much in the way of poetic maxims about the flowers.  A brief reading … Continue reading

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Gift #576: First Succulents

I saw the first succulents of the year in the greenhouse over the weekend.  It is not an exaggeration to say that my heart twittered and flip-flopped enough to make me think I had an arrhythmia.  I thought that I … Continue reading

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Gift #575: From the Greenhouse

Over the weekend I went to the IMA (Indianapolis Museum of Art).  I’ve only been once before to the main museum.  But on this trip I discovered that they have nature trails, several gardens, and a greenhouse!  Now there’s not … Continue reading

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Gift #511: Withered leaves

We’ve had a couple weeks of freezing temperatures now and the last remnants of green have been nearly swept away.  There’s a beauty in the architectural form of plants when the leaves have withered away.  In Indiana we are fortunate … Continue reading

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Gift #430: A walk with Anthropologie

My local Anthropologie store has outdone itself  this month.  I’ve not seen it so beautiful since the winter of 2011 when the store was transformed into a woodland wonderland.  Now it is a forest in the transition between summer and … Continue reading

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Gift #423: Summer lilies

We’re back to flowers now.  I’ve been going through these photos, and found some that I had meant to share a while back, but ended up blogging about other things.  So now it’s time for summer lilies to have their … Continue reading

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Gift #347: White Tree Blooms

I took these pictures a while back with the trees were blooming.  The white blossoms on this tree were amazingly beautiful.   I’m so blessed to live in an area where I can experience the joy of changing seasons.  And … Continue reading

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Gift #327: Spring cards

Hello and happy spring day to you all!  We had balmy, sunny weather in the 70s and it was heavenly.  All the trees and flowers are in full bloom – there’s a sea of pinks and whites adorning the trees.  … Continue reading

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