Quotes and Prose

Roses in December — and January

by Jenny Peterson on January 13, 2013

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God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.  – J.M. Barrie You might also enjoy these articles:Succulent SkyWinter TreeDr. Seuss BloomCactusColeus

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“…and a little flower”

by Jenny Peterson on January 6, 2013

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“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly. “One must have freedom, sunshine, and a little flower.” –Hans Christian Anderson You might also enjoy these articles:Roses in December — and JanuaryYellow SkyFall FlowersJune

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by Jenny Peterson on September 16, 2012

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Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same. –Helen Keller You might also enjoy these articles:Roses in December — and January“…and a little flower”JuneOptimism

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November Goes…

by Jenny Peterson on November 27, 2011

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“November comes And November goes, With the last red berries And the first white snows. With night coming early, And dawn coming late, And ice in the bucket And frost by the gate. The fires burn And the kettles sing, And earth sinks to rest Until next spring.” -  Elizabeth Coatsworth You might also enjoy […]

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I Love Fall…

by Jenny Peterson on November 20, 2011

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“I love fall! Fall is exciting. It’s apples and cider. It’s an airborne spider. It’s pumpkins in bins. It’s burrs on dog’s chins. It’s wind blowing leaves. It’s chilly red knees. It’s nuts on the ground. It’s a crisp dry sound. It’s green leaves turning And the smell of them burning. It’s clouds in the […]

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Autumnal Face….

by Jenny Peterson on November 13, 2011

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“No Spring nor Summer Beauty hath such grace As I have seen in one Autumnal face.” -   John Donne You might also enjoy these articles:I Love Fall…November Goes…8 Plants with Fall FoliageFall TreasuresFall Front Porch

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Every Leaf is a Flower….

by Jenny Peterson on November 6, 2011

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“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus You might also enjoy these articles:8 Plants with Fall FoliageNovember Goes…I Love Fall…Autumnal Face….Fall Planter

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Summons

by Jenny Peterson on June 15, 2011

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“Wisteria woke me this morning, And there was all June in the garden; I felt them, early, warning Lest I miss any part of the day. Straight I walked to the trellis vine. Wisteria touched a lifted nostril: Feelings of beauty diffused, to entwine My spirit with June’s own aura.” -  Ann McGough, Summons You might […]

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June

by Jenny Peterson on June 5, 2011

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What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade. ~Gertrude Jekyll You might also enjoy these articles:SummerRoses in December — and January“…and a little flower”Optimism

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The Autumn Garden

by Jenny Peterson on November 7, 2010

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“If it is true that one of the greatest pleasures of gardening lies in looking forward, then the planning of next year’s beds and borders must be one of the most agreeable occupations in the gardener’s calendar.  This should make October and November particularly pleasant months, for then we may begin to clear our borders, […]

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