ok, after posting that I am not around, I popped into Sherry's zoo....and read her sweet tribute to her father's garden. So I decided to finally show some of mine. Why? because I don't plant in lines- I kinda let them grow where they can....
and because I decided to take my own advice.
See, I am always telling my children things don't have to be perfect to be good enough....but I was waiting to take pictures of my gardens when they were perfectly weeded, bugged, and well, you get the picture.
So here are my BLOOMS and why I am not on the computer so much. . . .
My Favorite? Oh but my HYDRAEGNA's of course,
WHY? because they remind me of my great grandmother, Jane Jackson Cleveland. She lived in Vineyard Haven on Martha's Vineyard Island. These beauties can be seen everywhere there...she had them and Rhododendrums.
and because they remind me of the birth of my son, Caleb. See there was a picture on the wall in my birthing room. It was of a little blonde boy riding a tricycle in front of a mature hydraegna....I told my husband- that is my great grandmother's bush with our little boy in front of it- all is going to be well.
speaking of the birth of my Caleb, I also have these pretty little flowers. . . .
we bought these because they are bluebirds . . . .
which is what we've named our Caleb since he was born.
because he had the lightest blue umbilical cord-
and the most beautiful lightest blue eyes . . .
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