Sunday, July 28, 2013

Pond Life

The pond and back garden continue to contribute to our lives and our connections to nature. This morning, it seemed teeming with life, critters, flora in abundance.  Sitting there in the morning or evening makes you realize how wonderful life can be.

and then the pond itself.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Pond Display

The pond continues to explode in growth, especially the several plants sitting in the middle, and, of course, the lilies.

But as we walked outside from our little porch to head towards the pond this morning, the floral display greeting us was quite wonderful. First the Hibiscus . . .

Then the rose mallow finally burst forth into color, after a several weeks wait while dozens of buds gathered.

And of course, the rose mallow sits amidst a display of our hummingbird vines and flowers that the little hummers love to suck on.