For the Love of Peonies

For me, nothing in the garden is more beautiful then the peony.  Maybe it’s the memory of my mother’s garden in days gone by, but peonies hold a special, central place in my heart, mind and eye when I scan the late spring, early summer garden. Peonies don’t last very long, but the flowers do make for long-lasting indoor bouquets.

The Wind Through Roadside Wildflowers

So much beauty lies just at the margins of our highways and bi-ways, what look like simple wildflowers are truly elaborate patches and fields of bustling – and buzzing – life.  I stopped a few times along our area roadways to capture the smaller  worlds of wonder, going about life at their own beautiful, steady pace.

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