hard drive hiccup & hibiscus

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My hard drive had a “hiccup” last night so I’m coming to you today with a few simple offerings- a photo of my new Cest Bon hibiscus in bloom (it’s struggling a bit because the aphids got it immediately, but with some mist and soap I’m working on the issues), some photos of my Petunias (yes, I am obsessed) and a few quotes that I love about gardening.

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.”
– Alfred Austin

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Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.
–┬áMay Sarton

 

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“Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there.”
– Thomas Fuller

“Gardens are a form of autobiography.”
– Sydney Eddison

 

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