My garden has been telling me things I need to know.
Maybe you need to know these things, too.
Things do not have to be perfect to be beautiful.(Glad with pink spot)
Share your harvest with your friends. (Eaten poppy seeds)
Just because it is not what you expected, does not mean it is not good. (Should be purple)
Sometimes you will need some support to stay up. (Climbing okra) Hang on!
Do not give up on things. ( I was going to take this hydrangea out for not blooming)
Not all queens wear crowns. (Sovereign Queen daylily) and Shrub Queen
“Pests” can be adorable. Love them instead of killing them. (Baby grasshoppers)
Some friends can pick your favorite flowers for you because they know your heart.
Even when you don’t feel it, there is still some magic nearby. (Fairy garden growing without the fairies) I miss my magic.
One little thing can make a big difference. (This is a Passion fruit from my Blue Crown Hybrid Passion vine. I first saw it in Italy covered in its gorgeous blooms and orange fruits. To see it in my yard is a thrill.)
Everyone needs at least two bunnies. (Barley and Charlotte)
Waiting for a sign is worth it.
I have been waiting for the Eagle for years. Yesterday, he came to me. (Thanks Linda)
One of my flying friends chose to build her nest in a precarious place.
I noticed the mud on the concrete first. Then little scraps of moss and grass.
I wanted to tell her this was not a great place, but she was very determined.
I placed a metal plate on the deck above her nest, so we would avoid that spot when we blew off the leaves and pollen.
I also knew that the beam her nest is on is in line with drips from the roof. That is where I set out my houseplants when it rains. I guess a bucket will go there now. Can’t let our nest of mud get wet!
Yesterday, I climbed a ladder while the parents were absent.
I held my camera over my head hoping to photograph eggs. Then I saw something tiny move.
Yes folks, I am a grandma again.
So I spent my Earth Day doing what we all should be doing, helping Mother Nature.