Faded Rose

Even when the rose blossoms are fading they are just as beautiful. This pink gentle rose with it’s grace, is sophisticated and elegant. The intricate foliage of the delicate blooms with its colorful expression, even though it is fading away, leaves memories that may dwell with us. The beauty of this rose shadowed is only for…

Disrupting the Inhabitants

I find it one of the hardest things to balance and preserve the ecosystem in my backyard when the lawn is overgrown and needs to be cut. Using a small battery operated weed whacker on wheels, I ventured into this task of trimming the overgrown lawn with a mixture of grass and weeds (wild strawberries)….

Ecosystem Observation: Workers On the Job

The workers in my ecosystem are helping to create better soil, some pollinating the plants, while some controlling other insects and plant pests. A few days have passed with very hot humid summer temperatures and signs of no rain in sight. I ventured into my garden to see how it was coping under such intense…

Sunflower Reminds me of Sunshine

Hello, world! Mammoth Russian Sunflower It’s a beautiful Summer morning and the sun is shining bright, giving off a radiant 90° Fahrenheit temperature, clear blue skies are within view. The sunflowers with their bright yellow faces bow their heads as they look towards the Eastern sunrise. Have you ever noticed that the young sunflower bloom…

Unveiling the Ground Work

Morning Glory: Pretty soon my morning-glory will be bursting with beautiful trumpet flowers. This batch of vines growing here as a result of self-seeding and transplanting. I am surprised that they survived being transplanted as they dislike that very much. Care was taken that when I removed the young plants I dug up a lot…