Kept high in the cupboard, safe from little inquisitive fingers and curious cats…are four special Easter eggs*.Made by a friend’s son of The Financier’s mother when we still lived in Pennsylvania after our fourth child, Brokenbeat was born. One egg for each child.Carefully moved from Pennsylvania to California to Tennessee to Texas and back to Tennessee, one has cracked.So they cannot be given out now, since there are not four whole eggs.The eggs live in the cupboard, on the top shelf until…Easter Sunday.
The Fairegarden clan has gathered here for the holidays and they send the very best of wishes to all of you and yours on this special sacred day.
*There is much lore surrounding these traditional Ukranian eggs. The entry at Wikipedia contains the history along with links for the meaning of the symbols and instructions to make them yourself. Click here to read more.
My name is Frances and I am a lifelong gardener, having lived in various parts of the USA over many years. I am now gardening in USDA Zone 7a east Tennessee. From 2000 to 2014 I was gardening on a slope in a small town in Tennessee. I have been blogging about my gardens since December of 2007. Thank you for visiting!
The slope in spring
The slope in fall
The slope in winter
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Older Posts Of Interest:
The story of the day a throng of cedar waxwings descended upon the garden, shown in the header image. (2009)
An awkward title that explains about making those very tall asters, mums and others shorter by cutting them down by half in May. Now is the time! (2011)
A book inspires the growing of lilies from seed. (2009)
How ten lily bulbs became hundreds. (2010)
A rant about the mistaken thoughts of non-gardeners. (2009)
There was something hidden in the forest and we were lucky enough to be able to see it. (2011)
Dreams turn into reality, in a way. The Green Man/Leaf Man faces live well in my garden now. (2011)
A yard without a lawn. (2010)
A history of all of the faire gardens and a couple of choice tidbits about me. (2009)
Very difficult to only pick your six favorite plants, some of us bent the rules a bit. (2009)
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