Subtle Stirrings

Today I noticed the first subtle stirrings of spring.  Though slight, the breeze had a different scent, the sun is a mite stronger, and the song birds sounded happier.  March is a month of change and patience in the garden.  We are restless to get our gardens back.  The graceful white mounds are slowly starting to shrink, dissolving into the earth to provide a deep drink for awaiting roots.  In celebration of pending spring, here are some bouquets - from a single rose to fragrant phlox to puffy hydrangea and sweet pea, or splashy nasturtium and calendula - all harvested from the garden last season…

Posted on March 4, 2015 and filed under Inspiration.