The datura when in bloom, is remarkable as a trumpet flower and it possesses an incredible night fragrance. The seeds have been used for shamanistic rituals from ancient times to today as a path to…yes…Enlightenment! But be forewarned. It does indeed offer hallucinogenic effects as well as dark visions, disorientation, amnesia, blurred vision, dry mouth, and incontinence…not … More the dark side beckons
Another pastoral scene from Heart Lake Road that compelled me to slow down and make a digital record of the distinctive silhouette of a silo off in the distance, a farm and a vintage barbed wire fence sequestering wild grasses.
Country roads with a BIG SKY and BIG SWATHS of GREEN-yes! Just what this city girl needs. Look closely and the horizon reveals that “new development” is just around the bend.
Love the high intensity colour from the spikey blue prickly globes! A penthouse roof garden that welcomes all the birds and the bees.
whispers New Dawn.
New plants are constantly being added to The Garden Laboratory and it is a real challenge to remember all the names in plain English or in Latin. So, I started to stitch the newbies’ names onto swaths of linen that live in my kitchen as tea towels. This is a sample from 2014-best memory aid … More Hand-stitched Script
The rain makes The Garden sing – everything is glistening! A sumptuous shady location comes alive with lime green, mid-green, copper-orange, glossy and wet, ribbed green, ivory margins…