Wordless Wednesday


Georgia Blue Speedwell (I think) – found growing wild in the grass, so I pulled it up and planted it in a container.


One of the few flowers left on the scarlet runner beans.


yellow nasturtium taken from above.


cut flowers in my water feature. (includes jasmine, nasturtium, zinnia, Melissa and some unknown found along the paths of life.


delicate flowers of the Melissa (lemon balm)


Flowers of the oregano


nasturtium with ornamental grass. The nasturtium was starting to lean so a small bit of yarn is being employed to keep it standing upright in the window box.



Scarlet Runner Beans

My scarlet runner beans are looking pretty dismal. I have looked in many places on the web for insight on what may be going on. All of the pictures of these vines on the internet show a lot of leaves, looking green and lush. Mine is certainly not like that. There have been times I have has a lush bush of leaves, but then they seem to turn brown, dry up and fall. Continue reading

Honey and Water


The bird bath on the railing, with some rock. How it looked, prior to its move this weekend.


Visiting Honey Bees.

In the last week or so I have has on going visits from bees, specificity honey bees. Now unlike some people, I have no fear of bees, and I also realize that they are so needed for pretty much anything that grow. Continue reading