Being an American with Clare issues at the pub in Helpston is clearly going to be one of the best nights of my life.
It took eight years, but I am back to embracing and improving my old lady garden stance by going big and bolder with dahlias.
While the gum wall draws the tourists (?), the more interesting thing is behind them... it's almost a showcase of great street stuff. Every single time, something new and great to look at.
When people talk about losing the city they love, this is it for me. It is getting harder and harder to live in a city that is losing it's heart, which in turn makes it harder to keep caring.
Zinnias remind me of my mother and her big Southern row gardens. This year's heat and new drip system was the first success I've ever hard with them here and with them healthy, and abundant, they filled me with nostalgia.
A weekend of beach walks at Twin Harbors State Park near Westport.
The wildflowers are out and I really recommend going out there now for a hike before the snakes come out!
One of my favorite flowers in Spring, the blooming quince tree. They bloom after the tree leaves out unlike the other fruit in its family, apples and pears.