Tag Archives: flowers

Gift #1075: Orchid Fever

Hello everyone and welcome officially to spring.  Here in my neck of the woods, it’s spring in name only.  The outdoors hasn’t got the message.  Our blast of cooler weather continues and I walked outside today through the shredded, brown … Continue reading

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Gift #1070: Green shoots and white blooms

Behold, green shoot burst from the cold, hard earth!! Yes, our bulbs are starting to emerge which means that spring is not far away.  We haven’t had much of a winter – in fact today was near 70 – so … Continue reading

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Gift #1068: Transitions

At the art museum we had the opportunity and the fine weather to walk outside and enjoy what will soon be gardens in riots of color.  They are still subdued now, but ferns are greening up and trees are fattening their … Continue reading

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GIft #1067: Orchids

What a difference a year makes.  Last February when our art museum hosted an orchid exhibition, I went only because I was starved for flowers, not because I liked orchids.  This year it’s different.  I’ve been anticipating their return and … Continue reading

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Gift #1066: Emerging

My beloved hellebores are have been busy putting out new growth during the past weeks.  I went to visit them a few days ago and was delighted to see many tiny buds peeking out from the leaves and brand new … Continue reading

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Gift #1017:Denver Botanic Garden

Today I wanted to share some more floral pics from one of my most favorite places on earth – Denver Botanic Gardens.  I love this place and dream of it near daily throughout the year.  It’s a beautiful place, especially … Continue reading

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Gift #1006: Forest Wildflowers

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous ~Edward Abbey Flowers rewrite soil, water, and sunshine into petal’d poetry. ~Terri Guillemets, “The graceful and beauteous,” 1988 Flowers whisper “Beauty!” to the world, … Continue reading

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Gift #976: Flowers appear on the earth

There’s a verse I’ve always been found of in Song of Solomon that says “The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.”  … Continue reading

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Gift #941: Flowers in winter

To find a flower in winter is a rare and precious thing.  To my mind, it is of greater value than finding a diamond in the snow.  I’ve been having a hard time with the winter weather – it’s been … Continue reading

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Gift #873: Krohn Conservatory

While in Cincinnati, my mom and I had an opportunity to visit Krohn Conservatory.  We had been here once before a couple of years ago and enjoyed their gardens.  It quickly became one of the most popular attractions in Cinci … Continue reading

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