“Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine.” (Jeffrey Glassberg)
“Do not watch the petals fall from the rose with sadness. Know that, like life, things sometimes must fade, before they can bloom again.“ (Anonymous)
“Learn character from trees, values from roots, and change from leaves.” (Tasneem Hameed) See more trees or join Cee’s challenge here.
“Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” (Albert Einstein)
This is the first year I’ve ever purchased potted calla lilies for the back deck. I hope they make the transition into the garden at the end of summer. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day.
“Yellow is the eldest daughter of light.” ~Charles Blanc YELLOW LANTANA “I really just want to be warm yellow light that pours over everyone I love.” ~Conor Oberst Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day
See more flowers in black and white or join Cee’s challenge here.
They’re all along the roadsides now and in our garden… “So extraordinary is Nature with her choicest treasures, spending plant beauty as she spends sunshine, pouring it forth into land and sea, garden and desert. And so the beauty of lilies falls on angels and men, bears and squirrels, wolves and sheep, birds and bees.”…
The antique pink roses on the rosebush by the road finally bloomed, and they are lovely pale shades of pink. “The rose is a rose from the time it is a seed to the time it dies. Within it, at all times, it contains its whole potential. It seems to be constantly in the process…
Our yellow rosebush is full of antique roses this year, and almost every bloom is a different shade of yellow… Linked to Cee’s FOTD