It is fine as fall descends into winter. It is as it should be.
Above: Muhlenbergia capillaris, December 25, 2010
But come March, when there are warm, sunny, amazing days mixed in with the cold, blustery, amazing days, every day is amazing, isn’t it?…the cooking, sewing and household chores lose their charm.
Above: Bonsai hypertufa pot with the Chinese wise men and gumpo azalea, link here, March 6, 2013
Every view through the windows to the gardens outdoors beckons me regardless of meteorological happenings.
Above: Athena Corner of the Daylily Hill, March 6, 2013
It is the strongest at this time of year, that pull of the soil and plants.
Above: Helleborus orientalis, March 4, 2013
Things are happening out there, by the second, and I don’t want to miss any of it, so go away snow and/or cold.
Above: Iris reticulata ‘Harmony’, March 4, 2013
Soon enough it will speed up to a dizzying pace, all of that growing and emerging.
Above: Athena Corner April 3, 2010.
It will be difficult to keep up with it all.
Above: Muscari armeniacum, maybe, and friend, March 1, 2012.
But we are ready.
Above: House hunting bluebird daddy to be, March 8, 2013.