Felt Cardinal on a Snowy Afternoon
School was called off early and the snow is coming down. It’s a good afternoon to hunker down with a movie and a project. Today I finished a felt cardinal ornament that I’ve been puttering with. She joins the collection with my chickadee and owl family.
I’ve put the pattern online here for you to download and have fun with.
Saturday in the Garden
It’s been a most unusual spring and beginning of summer. The days have been cool – we’ve been lucky to break 70 degrees and the nights have been downright cold. … Continue reading
I had the opportunity to tour a friend’s garden this weekend. The experience has me dreaming about rows of garden beds. Agribond over hoops cover a row of tomatoes started … Continue reading
A New Perspective on Lupine
I’ve had fun this afternoon with this new perspective in photographing lupine in the garden. There’s something very compelling about the patterns of the blossoms. The bees pull open the … Continue reading
Rainy Day Lupine Landscapes
Late spring heralds the appearance of the Lupine. Although not native to Maine, this iconic flower ties together the patchwork of the Maine landscape. Glorious fields of blue, purple, pink, … Continue reading
The Whimsical Hummingbird Moth
The lilac’s bloom heralds the arrival of the hummingbird clearwing moths. I am fascinated with these whimsical looking creatures. Clear window-pane wings, fuzzy bodies, big eyes, antenna that mimic eyelashes, … Continue reading
Purple is the color of the day in my garden. A carpet of phlox appeals to chicken little. The lupin is in full glorious bloom, attracting big, fat, bumbling, bumble … Continue reading