Tag Archives: Daffodils

With Sincerest Apologies to the Daffodils in my Garden

Oh daffodils, sweet daffodils, my sweet sweet daffodils, Wherefore art thou? Fain wouldst I look upon your sunny countenance Daily I seek your bright orbs reflected in mine own imperfect orbs But if thine eye forever be cast down from … Continue reading

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The Lost Month

January. Disappeared. Wiped away. That’s why this is being written in February. That’s not to say calendar days didn’t march by, one by one, as prescribed by the physics of the solar system. I’m talking here about garden days. Let … Continue reading

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Turtles on the Log, All’s Well with Spring

Greetings from A Heron’s Garden on this, the first glorious spring day of 2014. There’s a brisk breeze, but a kind sun and clear blue skies. I am exuberant. The soil is still cold and water still pools in the … Continue reading

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In Praise of Winter Stalwarts

Old man sun crossed the equinox right on schedule early last week. The spring parade begins. Redbud, crabapple, serviceberry, lady banks rose, forsythia, spireas, flowering almond, liberated by light from winter’s deep sleep, are racing to be brightest and best. … Continue reading

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