My garden is offering up the dreamiest bouquets right now.
Below: Foxgloves, lupines, lavender, and mint.
I fell in love with lupines many years ago when I discovered Barbara Cooney’s classic Miss Rumphius.
This sweet tale of Alice Rumphius who planted lupines to make the world a more beautiful place made me long to plant them myself.
So, this year, I did.
As some of you know, Geist inspired me to plant a witch’s garden this year (poison and herbs).
Tending it and watching it emerge has proven one of the sweetest parts of 2019.
My Oriental Poppies spent the week unfolding their velvety goodness:
So we could share in this gorgeousness:
Pansies fade and leave behind these little seed wonders:
My Spotted Lilies burst their seeds to make sure the garden is packed with them next year.
The chamomile blossoms coat just about every nook and cranny of the herb garden, which means time for a bit of a harvest: