Late Spring


“Odd as I am sure it will appear to some, I can think of no better form of personal involvement in the cure of the environment than that of gardening” – Wendell Berry


“In June, as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day.  No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.” – Aldo Leopold


May is the month of great anticipation, but the garden truly comes alive in June.  Everyday brings new blooms, a subtle change in the pervasive shades of green throughout the garden, and returning bird, bee and butterfly guests.


The energy is palpable as the garden prepares for its peak performance; everything sits vibrating with anticipation, on the cusp…



4 thoughts on “Late Spring

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  1. Interesting to see differences in zones !!! Our Lilacs and Viburnam Opulus are long gone … Alliums were early this year, I think and on the downward slide … fascinating !


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