Following in yesterday’s footsteps of clever cottages for the garden, check out this one from Lorene Edwards Forkner that I saw in her fun and kitchy Seattle garden. Lorene has a great book out called Handmade Garden Projects if you love taking treasured, well-loved items and putting them to new use.
Thankfulness is the bridge that takes us from restlessness to contentment
My darling niece, Paige Jones, on her European adventure experienced a world-wide appreciation of The Growing Zone. Check out the planters at her French bed and breakfast in Avignon.
More reasons for planting bulbs – and plan on visiting Dallas Bloom Days in March and April!
So why is the beautiful Narcissus flower associated with the awful narcissistic personality? Well mythology tells us that Narcissus was a beautiful man who spurned love from all who sought him out because of his own vanity. The goddess Artemis made Narcissus fall in love with his own reflection in a pond from which he could not leave because he was so enamored with himself. He died at that spot and a white flower, with a blood-red rimmed cup, grew every spring where he died.