Thoughtful musings on various topics by interesting people at Blithewold
Life of the Garden
So much life happens in the garden. Right now the birds are singing, the bees are buzzing, and newly returned (human) visitors are snapping pictures or leaning in for a closer look at a flower. … Read more.
Sometime last week I looked up and out at the landscape and was astonished to see that so many trees had fully leafed out. It was just the reminder I needed to stop and pay … Read more.
Marjorie’s dove tree turns 40
It’s a lucky visitor whose gaze turns east along the path between the mansion and the Enclosed Garden, instead of west across the blooming North Garden and Great Lawn to Narragansett Bay. The western view … Read more.
Everybody loves babies, right? They’re so tiny and soft and fuzzy; totally precious and addictively photogenic. I am completely enamored with spring’s tiny toes and can’t get enough of (almost) all of its smells. I’m … Read more.
Turn over a new leaf…
… and you never know what you might find. If I had to give a reason for why I garden it would have to be because of the new growth on plants. I’m much more … Read more.