Some years wild honeysuckle is prolific here in northeast Georgia, and some years we see none at all even though it is a perennial.  This year it bloomed profusely, and although it faded quickly, its blooms and scent were lovely…    

Trillium: the flower no one should pick

Trilliums are considered to be rare native plants and in many places are listed as threatened or endangered. My home state of Georgia has more indigenous species of trilliums than any other state in the U.S.  We have trilliums blooming now in our woodland garden.     “When blood-root blooms and trillium flowers   Unclasp their…

Wild, Prolific Wisteria

Blooming now and draping the trees in its lavender-colored flowers, wisteria is everywhere in my corner of Northeast Georgia…      “‘Wisteria is my favorite flowering vine. Do you know why?’ I shook my head. ‘No, ma’am.’ ‘Because it’s strong — just like me.’”  Author: Beth Hoffman Linked to WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Prolific  …

One Word Sunday: Tasty

Thanks to Debbie at Travel with Intent for hosting this photo challenge.  It’s been a while since I participated, but I couldn’t resist submitting the photo of my sweet daughter and grandson and his blue ice cream.

“Let the rain kiss you…”

Flowering quince in the rain “Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.”  (Langston Hughes)