You will always find California Poppies (Eschscholzia Californica) in my New Jersey garden. Living in California as a little girl, I have fond memories of the golden wildflower growing in my backyard. The California poppies bloom profusely during our mild... Continue Reading →
I am participating in BeckyB's floral photo challenge "Square in September" this weekend. This morning I discovered the first aster of the season blooming in my garden.
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ― Marcel Proust
“Let us always meet each other with a smile, for a smile is the beginning of love.” St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Last year in my garden, I planted butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa), a type of milkweed, namely to help create a habitat for Monarch butterflies and other pollinators. Last week, when I found a Monarch butterfly caterpillar eating leaves on my... Continue Reading →