Category Archives: Spring

A DREAM OF THREE YEARS

May 26, 2015

Countess of Wessex Clematis

In 2012, I purchased my first English Garden magazine where I learned about the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show held in London every May. It sounded like every flower and garden lover’s dream to attend, and it became a dream of mine. Somehow the last couple of years have come and gone, and I’ve thought about the show each year but never been able attend. Then this year, ...

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FORSYTHIA fər-ˈsi-thē-ə

April 28, 2015

Forsythia

A word that I enjoy saying because of how it rolls off my tongue, like Sunoco or Madagascar. A shrub I love seeing because it mutes out the grey, dreary sticks of winter in the Northeast with the most vibrant pop of yellow. It renews my spirit and gives me the belief that spring really is coming even if it seems like it’s moving at a snail’s pace. For me, it’s sunshine on earth, and it bring...

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG

March 24, 2015

Crocus Pickwick

Did I just hear a 'Hallelujah'? Maybe I felt it come from inside me, from the bottom of my toes to the top of my head, because spring has arrived. Though another 6” of snow fell on Friday, the Spring Equinox, it didn’t bother me because I knew we had turned the corner. The corner that one turns and can anticipate something better, something warmer, something brighter: the blue skies extending ...

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