Hello My Old Heart

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A return of old friends











Bees in Trees

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Because it’s Spring !



Living on the Edge

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We live on the development edge of the ever expanding “Greater Toronto”. Despite this, there are still some wild pockets of tranquility not too far from our home. Today we slipped into the woods. It was a perfect day; sunny, and that temperature where you feel like your skin goes on forever. A bounty …



The Sun is Risen

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The snow still lingered

on north slopes

and under cedar.

But today,

today was resurrection Sun Day,

and the bees and I came to worship.

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Winter Aconite
Eranthis hyemalis

Digging Up the Past – Seeing the Future

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Yesterday, digging roots.

Feels like digging up the past.

Elecampane, for old colds and old heartaches.

Rosettes of next years primrose and mullein.

Flowers for the future.

Today – Samhain – ¬†eating pomegranate and waiting for Persephone’s time in the underworld.


Virtual Garden Tour

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Yes, there are all kinds of things I’d like to be writing about the garden. But, I’m so busy IN the garden. Some pictures I managed to snap …

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More flowers …

What’s Bloomin’

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IMG_4425Hairy Beardtongue

IMG_4567Hairy Beardtongue

IMG_4423Blue Flag Iris


IMG_4280Prairie Smoke

IMG_4233Canada Anemone

IMG_4439Red Clover

IMG_4265Wild Black Raspberry


IMG_4571Yellow Devil’s Paintbrush (Yellow Hawkweed)