www.themeditativegardener.blogspot.com The Meditative Gardener Heavy snow is coming this morning. It's the last chance to clean up the garden and put away the paraphernalia that's lying around because very soon it will all be covered with a big thick white blanket. What is it that we really want to do, but don't quite get around to? We are distracted by daily life. We are in denial that the snows of winter are coming.
Cercis canadensis 'Ace of Hearts' - A new, compact redbud tree with a dense, dome-shaped canopy that is perfect for the smaller-sized yard. An excellent specimen plant with clusters of light violet, sweet pea-like blooms in spring. Small, semi-glossy, heart-shaped leaves turn yellow in fall. Deciduous. 12' tall 15' wide
www.themeditativegardener.blogspot.com I was just admiring my purple leaf plum tree a couple of days ago. It still retained its full deep purple foliage. This frosty morning, just a few shriveled leaves remain. I went to sit vigil with a hospice client last evening. At 89, she was still living at home, when she fell and broke her hip. After the operation, she got pneumonia, and, suddenly, she is on her way out of this life. One day we are in full foliage, and then....
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