Fall in the garden

Hydrangea ‘Limelight’ Fall of 2012

In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a
fine October, when the trees are bare to the mild heavens, and the red leaves
bestrew the road, and you can feel the breath of winter, morning and evening—no
days so calm, so tenderly solemn, and with such a reverent meekness in the air.
~Alexander Smith

I’ve been MIA for sometime now from the blogasphere.  In the meantime a whole season in the garden has come and gone.  Fall has arrived and there is lots to do to prepare for the winter.  I have  bulbs to plant, cleanup to do in the perennial beds, transplanting, weeding, making new beds and storing my garden decor in the shed.  Then it will be time for a nice break where I can hibernate indoors with a good book, a cup of cocoa and dreams of next Spring.  In the meantime I am always on Facebook.  :)

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8 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by thequeenofseaford on October 11, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    Nice to see you here, great photo of the Limelight. Mine is a baby, about 18 inches tall, but wait til next year!!!


  2. Nice to have you back, Racquel! Your Limelight is such a beauty; you know it’s always been one of my favorites. Yours is fuller than mine, and oh, those gorgeous blooms!


  3. Posted by Skeeter on October 25, 2012 at 1:37 pm

    I am finding myself more on Facebook and less on Blogs these days too. And unfort, less in the garden as well. This computer has a hold on me… Help, I need help! LOL


  4. Posted by easygardener on October 29, 2012 at 11:11 am

    Nice to have you back – just in time to hibernate over the winter :-)
    I find that sometimes I just lose interest in blogging and have to take a break.


  5. Hi Raquel. I find myself way too busy as well. I hardly ever remember to find the time to blog these days. I hope all is well with you.


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