O is for… Orange

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Garden Blooms

Most of the time my gardens look better in my mind. irisIn my own theoretical universe I shower them with time and attention and they reward me with a constant show of blooms.

clematis And sometimes the beauty of reality puts my dreams to shame.

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It’s foggy, misty, rainy and muddy in that way where the damp and chill seeps right to your bones.black and white foggy orchard

But inside the greenhouse the peas are blooming!pea blossom

As I experiment and learn in the greenhouse I may not yet have figured out how to make much of a meal for the family during the dark days of winter but there is no better food for the soul on a day like today than green, growing plants.