Yard and Pond

I love living in the country on a pond, and having the abundance of the outdoors with its natural beauty and wildlife. There are always new things to see and do in this ever-changing landscape. I believe nature wakes up our soul with its vibrant colors, airy scenery and peaceful environment. I am inspired by…

A Bluebird Spring

One of my favorite things about spring is seeing the bluebirds return every year. Every February I clean and prepare the bluebird box for another season. Last year, I was lucky enough to have two sets of hatchlings, and it was amazing to watch them mature and grow. This year a couple has arrived, and…

Blooms of Spring

Spring has finally arrived, and it is a welcomed time after a long cold winter. I always eagerly anticipate the warmer days and nature filling the garden with color and life. Hyacinths, tulips and daffodils are the first flowers to bloom in the garden, and their colors light up the landscape with the beautiful blooms…

Birds of Winter

Winter can be dreary and bleak, but it can also be a time with so much beauty in nature. It is a good time to set out bird feeders to supplement their diet during the cold months. It is also a great way to attract many varieties and species, and it is a wonderful way…

The Year in Nature

2019 has been a beautiful year for flowers and nature to flourish. The year has passed so quickly, but the memories of the beauty and joy it brought will always remain. These are just a few moments in time of the year in nature. I hope everyone has a wonderful New Year! 😃

Colors of Fall

After the spring and summer blooms are gone, fall arrives surrounding us with a beautiful burst of panoramic colors. It is hard to imagine how nature creates such an unrivaled palate throughout the landscape. For a short season, we get to experience the cool days and crisp air and a world through the colors of…

Zinnias

Fall has arrived, and Zinnias are one of the few remaining summer blooms. Hummingbirds and butterflies love to take advantage of the last bright blast of color before the first frost. Zinnias are an easy flower to grow from seed, and they come in so many varieties and colors. The seeds from the blooms can…

Summer Nature

The warm summer days bring out all of nature’s beauty and colors. It is hard to imagine how nature effortlessly creates so much beauty in small things that bring us such joy. Nature inspires us to see beyond all the challenges of life to find gifts that give us moments of happiness, inspiration and wonder….

Summer Sunflowers

Sunflowers are one of my favorite summer flowers to grow. They really stand out in the garden, and their bright vivid colors reflect throughout the landscape. Varieties come in every size of vibrant hues of yellows, oranges and reds. Sunflowers attract nature with its beauty and pollen and seeds. They are one of the easiest…

Summer Gladiolus

Gladiolus brings inspiring and limitless colors to the summer garden. There are many varieties and sizes, and they really stand out in the landscape. Gladioluses are easily grown from corms, and they come back every summer with a parade of blooms and colors to enjoy. I hope everyone has a wonderful day! 😃

Summer In the Garden

Summer has arrived bringing warm days and inspiring colors. All the seeds and bulbs have grown into beautiful plants and flowers, and nature is vibrant with life. The seasons pass so fast, but for a brief time, we get to enjoy the fleeting beauty of summer in the garden. I hope everyone has a wonderful…