"Alchemist" climbing rose (a gift from my daughter) just starting to bloom.
Ladybugs hatching on a board. Fascinating!!!
Crape Myrtle tree sporting some very interesting bark and tiny buds.
Odds and ends waiting for some pretty plants.
I have nothing crafty to show, except a few more rows of my white crochet blanket (boring) so I will leave you with a list of interesting gardening books to think about, and a cross stitch piece that I made over 10 years ago, that still hangs in my kitchen. Oh, and for you yarn lovers out there.... Jimmy Beans Wool is now stocking Malabrigo Dos Yarn (DK). It's all natural dyed merino wool in very soft pretty colors, and it's a limited edition, when it's gone, that's it! I ordered some in "Rosado".
Two Gardeners, A friendship in letters.
Katherine White (editor of the New Yorker and wife of author E.B. White) and Elizabeth Lawrence.
This book chronicles the letters passed between these two women for over 20 years. I think they would have been great bloggers.
Gardening with a Wild Heart and
The Landscaping of Jays
both by Judith Larner Lowry
If you live in California and have an interest in backyard restoration with native California plants, these books are really worth reading.
Second Nature, a gardeners education
by Michael Pollan
What can I say, this guy is my hero. (Besides Bill Bryson. I love Bill Bryson, but he has not written a thing about gardening. Get with it Bill!) Anyway, I've read everything by Michael Pollan. This book just happens to be about gardening. If he wrote about the lifespan of mold spores I would read it with gusto.