This present day now we occupy some stress-free photos from Kathy Schreurs in Sheldon, Iowa.
I’m going to submit some photos taken ultimate summer time. They need to not your identical outdated GPOD, although each flower pictured did certainly strategy from my backyard.
I enjoyment of collaborating in with freshly picked flowers from our borders, tucking them into my classic vases and teapots, and dropping them off—occasionally considerably randomly—on the doorways of household, pals, and even casual acquaintances. (I wasn’t exactly the masked bandit, however I completely was the masked gardener.) It was virtually a day after day incidence by mighty of final summer time. I moreover posted day after day pictures on Fb, and I enjoyment of to mediate that they had been day brighteners for “flower pals.” The day after day posts completely lifted my occupy spirits.
Some days I performed with the wall pockets that I peaceful inside the Nineteen Eighties. It grew to change right into a state of affairs to find if I’d uncover acceptable flowers to reflect their unusual traits. Although they by no means left my house, it was one other process of connecting with individuals in the future of the COVID summer time of 2020.
September 28: Why did I right away understand—the summer time passed by with out peach pie? (Sedum, cosmos, zinnia, hydrangea)
August 20: Does anybody know the science on the abet of the one-day-absolute high existence span of a daylily? (Daylily and roses)
September 4: The bunny ears took me with out warning! (‘Purple Threads’ alternanthera, Persian defend, torenia, zinnia)
August 25: I wanted to pay homage to the marigolds retaining my husband’s vegetable backyard. (Marigolds and zinnias)
August 14: What to achieve with a butterfly wall pocket? Probably this. (Hydrangea)
August 12: All on legend of two birds fell in enjoyment of. (‘Lemon Twist’, tansy, Diamond Frost, torenia)
July 28: This runt wall pocket has been amassing mud in my backyard shed. I wanted to freshen it up, however I didn’t occupy any thyme. (Summer season season phlox)
August 3: Monday Funday, aka Wall-Pocket Wacky (snapdragon, zinnias, dill)
September 13: In memory of cancans (coleus and sunpatiens)
August 11: Three or additional of one thing is a sequence—or so I even occupy examine—however absolute high should you occupy a intention in gathering them collectively. In any other case you occupy an accumulation. Inside the Nineteen Eighties I had a sequence of wall pockets. Inside the ultimate 25 years, they’ve segued into an accumulation, a few of them taking up area in my backyard shed, others misplaced in a jumble of vases. This present day I’m reclaiming them as a sequence. (Snapdragon, zinnia, cosmos, hosta)
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