Lilacs – My Spring Passion

For as long as I can remember, lilacs have occupied a special place in my memories and appreciation of spring. Growing up in the big city, I remember a bank of lilacs that bordered our backyard. There was a treasured swing set that was positioned parallel to the lilacs and to this very day, if…

Lilac memories… — The Wallace Adventure!

I had decided last week that the F.O.A.M. (flowers on a Monday) for this week would be lilacs. They are just coming into full bloom in my part of the world and their scent fills the neighborhood. I never actually realized how prevalent lilac bushes are in my neighborhood; when you’re actively looking for them […]…

Garden Magic, 2018

No drawing, painting, portrait or photo can match the beauty and detail of nature’s paintbrush.

Lilacs in Parry Sound

I so love this time of year, when spring-floweing shrubs and trees explode with colour along streets and sidewalks, and in so many gardens. Who can resist iheir intoxicating fragrances as they waft gently through the air. Lilacs are my favourite.