“She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: “Winter is dead.” ~ A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young With a brief, but welcome rain this week, followed by unseasonably warm temperatures, the garden truly came to life. I should stop saying “unseasonably warm” and just get accustomed to it. Those who don’t believe in climate change surely are not gardeners. Sarah is back; returned from a year of hard labor on the […]
Categories: Gardening, Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue • Tags: Borage, Ceanothus, Homeward Bound Memorial Garden Sacramento, iceland poppy, Iris, Killdeer Bird, Robin, Rosebud, Spring Garden, Tulips
“There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.” ~ Robert Lynd, The Blue Lion and Other Essays
It was 110 here in the Sacramento Valley on Monday. Fellow gardener, Maria braved the heat the next day to do an evening check and give a little first-aid to anything that had not weathered the weather! She’s also turning into quite the camera bug. She captured this funny-faced Robin who found his own way to keep cool!