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Flutter & Hum · 3d ago

Wednesday Vignette – the smallest flower

This past weekend, gardeners in our area were all a-buzz with one of the biggest hort-events of the year – the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon’s fundraiser ‘Hortlandia’. It is a dangerous plac...
Flutter & Hum · 1W ago

Wednesday Vignette – cat nap

In between April showers, I snuck outside to plant a few things here and there, during the sun breaks. Manneman, my trusty companion, accompanied me outside. He made me laugh, because when I...
Flutter & Hum · 2W ago

Wednesday Vignette – now what?

Well, the inevitable happened – I am out of space on Flutter & Hum! So, until I figure out what to do to get some blog space back again, please bear with me. I wrote this week’s Vignette on ...
Flutter & Hum · 2W ago

In a Vase on Monday – cabbage, anyone?

With some bolting ornamental cabbage “blooms”, I finally thought I had something interesting enough to share on this fun meme; In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling In the Garden....
Flutter & Hum · 2W ago

Wide vistas and wet closeups

We had the most wonderful long Easter weekend with friends in their log cabin on the Deschutes River, near Mt. Bachelor. The weather was wonderful, and over the course of our stay, we both s...
Flutter & Hum · 3W ago

Wednesday Vignette – twists and turns

It’s been a twisty, turny week. The good news is that last week’s vignette isn’t entirely totaled, as I had feared. So, my twisty week took a turn for the better. Wonder what’s behind the ne...
Flutter & Hum · 3W ago

The Pod invasion and a few other fun things

Let’s take a look at what is brewing in the garden, shall we?    
Flutter & Hum · 1M ago

Wednesday Vignette – cursed like clockwork

It seems I’m blessed with a curse. For the fourth time in as many years, whatever car I was in, and I were hit by standing at, or near, a standstill. It happened again yesterday. Each time, ...
Flutter & Hum · 1M ago

Wednesday Vignette – emergence

“…where did the universe come from?”, he asked. Incredibly, he figured it out. Where does anything come from? These days, things are constantly emerging, out of cold, dark, wet soils, leaves...
Flutter & Hum · 1M ago

Wednesday Vignette – anticipation and surprise

Things are beginning to emerge out there. Some are surprises, some are mysteries, and some I haven’t owned long enough to recognize. Let’s start with the surprise, shall we? I have a large c...