Tag Archives: alliums

Lilies of the Morning

THE FALL BULB CATALOGUES have started to arrive, and with them a certain annoyance, as in ‘Who wants to think about summer ending already?’ Still, they are seductive, and paging through them is a pleasant way to spend a July … Continue reading

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Wet Week in Brooklyn

MAY SHOWERS, May flowers… Clematis most fabulous Anyone know what that pink explosion is, above? Stoop sitting Towering alliums The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, where I’ve been twice this week The Rose Arc Pool Bluebell Wood A venerable paper birch Contemplating … Continue reading

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Raking Leaves is a A Fool’s Errand

THAT PHRASE POPPED INTO MY HEAD TODAY as I raked leaves. It’s an impossible task, because every night’s breezes bring a fresh layer. Yesterday I observed my next-door neighbor raking, raking, raking, making huge piles for the town pick-up. Today, … Continue reading

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