The garden is tucked under a blanket of leaves. We’ll let it wear this thin cover through the winter to protect sensitive perennials from frost while feeding the soil. I am always surprised at how quickly the garden can fade; from brilliant oranges, reds and golds to a canvas of grey and brown. Not dead; just moved to a new state of slumber as if to say, ‘let’s rest awhile.’ It is a well-deserved. Fall whispers farewell. Last year at […]
Gardening was called today on account of rain. Lots of rain. Despite a couple days of dreariness, the trees and plants are deserving of a good soak after another very long California summer of endless blue skies. All are bowed in gratitude for a refreshing bath. With the skies temporarily parted, Jackson and I set out to enjoy the autumn leaves and color that cooler temperatures have finally delivered to us. Here he is posing. Please don’t laugh at his […]
“For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad.” – Edwin Way Teale Fall has finally arrived at the Homeward Bound Memorial Garden.