Forget-me-nots are among my favourite flowers. Last years’ havoc wrought to the flower bed along the shed foundation didn’t faze these survivors. Seeing this hardiness added to my fondness for these delicate yet hardy plants.
Taking my usual Wednesday break, back on Thursday.
Pork ribs slow cooked then finished on the grill. Accompaniments: sliced potatoes and onions grilled in a foil packet with a little butter and pepper; and cauliflower rolled in flour, egg washed, rolled in panko crumbs, then sauteed, served with feta, and mint fresh from the garden. Followed by greens fresh from the garden.
Enjoyed outside on a very pleasant evening.
These little daffodils are so attractive that I descended to their level – ground level – for a better perspective.
This Saintpaulia brightens our kitchen sink windowsill.
We bought a milkweed plant this spring from our local nursery and organic garden. It has flowered very prolifically, and we noticed seed pods. We’ll try to propagate them and thereby add to our yards’ diversity.
Last December I brought home from work a hibiscus plant. It was struggling with an awful whitefly infestation. We quarantined it, treated it with insecticidal soap, and eventually eliminated the infestation. While the plant grew some this year during our mild and dry spring and early summer, it didn’t seem to flourish. Since late July it’s been quite hot, humid, and we’ve had quite a bit of rain. Our patience has paid off – this week we revelled in the beauty of a hibiscus flower.
Our sunflower greets the morning sun with a creamy yellow visage.
I very rarely edit my photos; at most a little cropping is all I do. Something different this time: blurring the background. Let me know what you think!