Quite a memorable end to a very comfortable summer. Still, beauty exists in every season.
What's a gardener to do after 9 am on such a day? Spend it inside exercising that part of the brain where dreams evolve. Garden-gazing over the Internet in the comfort of an air-conditioned room means never having to say you are sorry for not remembering to put on sunscreen... or explain how you were stung by the bee lounging around the flowers while you were being perfectly friendly. As Kenny complained as a little boy, " I just petted it."
Take all the time you want to enjoy this tour of 2 garden nurseries in Pasadena. Different in how they are laid out and what they have to offer- they embody joy in their plantings and respect for their customers,
If you value humor, your garden should include a touch of humor. Restrained playfulness is expressed in this rock and iron scorpion ornament.
My inner Irish imp made me take this picture.
I assume you see the similarity to a specific masculine appendage.
Proof that perspective matters on the impression made.
Try to keep cool and remember to seek out a daily dose of laughter.
Smiling and laughter breed happiness.
The world will go on whether you are of good cheer or not. Choose to be happy.