Yesterday afternoon I had planned on writing and working on a trailer for one of Anita’s books, but the sun was shining, and I couldn’t be asked.
We sat outside, drinking coffee, surrounded by all the jobs I have been neglecting so far this year. Not really my fault, for the weather hasn’t exactly been conducive for gardening lately. It’s either been freezing cold, raining, or both. So, I wasn’t feeling too guilty.
Maybe a little guilty about some of my bonsai perhaps, as there are a couple that desperately need repotting as they have used up all the goodness in their soil. There was also an orange blossom that I bought earlier in the year that has outgrown its pot.
Before I knew it, I was hard at work, and enjoying every minute.
I was also promising to spend a lot more time in the garden in future.
They say you are closer to God’s heart in a garden, and all I know is I am always happier when up to my elbows in rich garden soil, surrounded by all the wonders of nature.
I thought I would close with some of my favourite bonsai, the acres. Especially the ones with different colour variations in the leaves. I love the Lacy ones too and have included the one that refused to be a bonsai. It outgrew every pot I put it in, and eventually I planted it in the garden.
I hate to say this, but in a way, I hoped it would rain tomorrow so I could catch up on my writing! (or maybe not!)
This made me smile this morning, so thought I would share this with you.
Have a peaceful, uncomplicated Tuesday everybody!
Yesterday, in my post JAYES WEEK,
I mentioned a surprise visitor to the Rock Garden,
but completely forgot to include the photograph!
A non-eventful week, but instead of worrying about the lack of progress, I have been counting my blessings. And despite the lack of evidence, I did find quite a few!
Top of the list: Work on the WIP has finally begun, and that alone has made my heart sing.
I have started knitting again. Nothing like a new great grandchild to get me reaching for a ball of wool and it is a great way to relax in the evenings!
The garden has been my greatest blessing. Everything is waking up, reminding me that life does go on, no matter what, so thought I would share some of the best bits!
Hope you all enjoyed the walk around my blossoming jungle…