Blossoms & Fruit

My small potted fruit trees, hanging hoya and potted jasmine plant have all been enjoying a strong growing season on the front deck.

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 […]…