Tuesday, May 27, 2008

The colours of May

Pink Jacobina Justica
Originally uploaded by the gladdings
Despite the lack of rain, there are all kinds of blooms in the garden at the moment. Some are year round companions, some are old friends whose acquaintance we're glad to renew, and others are new, like this one...

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Community gardening

We have been eating fresh squash, green beans, cucumbers and lettuce at most meals for the past 2 weeks or so. The tomato plants are full of fruit and flowers, the first peppers are coming on, and we have one canteloupe! We're also enjoying a dining table with multi-coloured zinnias - and looking forward to our first giant sunflowers. Life is good!