I took the camera for a walkabout the other day and took a few photos of what's blooming or greening up.
The lettuce has grown amazingly since this photo. It's just about ready to start picking now, as are the green onions.
The peach and pear trees are almost finished their bloom now; the apples haven't dared yet.
The row of daffodils are where I once had a long herbaceous border. It was so beautiful, and somehow I never took a photo of it. There were at least 50 varieties of bearded iris, wormwood, coreopsis, phlox, oregano, roses, lavender, more plants than I can name. But when I started working and then going to college and working (and with a one-year-old to boot), I did not have time to care for it and now all that is left is the memory and the daffodils.
Periwinkle, or as some call it graveyard vine, has been blooming better than it has in years. It's called graveyard vine because in older times people often planted it on graves because it was evergreen.
Weird angles in this photo!
The virus continues its spread, and more and more people are finding ways to enjoy life's simple pleasures as we all try to wait this out. Gardens may come back in style, walking may become a habit, writing and staying in touch with friends better all may become part of our normal life after this threat is over. Meantime, stay safe, my friends, and keep finding the peace in simple things.
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