Let the rain

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. ~ Langston

The Niveous, Avian Garden

“He made two or three peculiar observations; as when shewn the botanical garden, ‘Is not EVERY garden a botanical garden?” ― James Boswell, The Life

Winter Itself is Soluble in Water

“Despite March’s windy reputation, winter isn’t really blown away; it is washed away. It flows down all the hills, goes swirling down the valleys and

Phenology, or, Everything is Related

In 53 years on Earth, I hadn’t noticed the word “phenology” until I read about in The New American Landscape, in the chapter “Gardening Sustainably

Snow, Blessed Snow

It’s been a snowy winter so far in my area, central New Hampshire. The U.S. National Weather Service posted a map on its Facebook page

chive bud, 5 May 2014

Slow Spring Here

It’s been chilly and rainy here during April and so far into May, retarding growth and delaying bloom. Nothing stopped the hellebore, but it sure

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