I had the wonderful surprise of seeing little green plants in Simon and I’s greenhouse. We had just planted the echinacea and shasta daisy seeds last Wednesday…and they are on their way! I love it!
I love echinacea or also known as “cone flowers”. I think that was one of the first things I noticed when we moved back to the midwest 6 years ago in August. To me, they look like they are just dripping with humidity and summer time happiness. I love how “hearty” they are…much like midwestereners (ha!).
And of course, the daisy is one of those flowers that make me just happy…they are so clean, pure and innocent. Lovely to look at and lovely to have in all corners of your home. Hopefully I will have a bun for daisy crowns in the summer.
This sweet little “germinated seed” is from Si’s preschool class. The sunflower is always an easy to seed to grow and just really surprising how tall and thick the stem can get. I plan to take shots with Simon and his flower throughout the summer. Hmmm, maybe we need to read “Jack and the Beanstalk”, huh?
This wonderful viola plant was given to us by Ellie’s Godmother. She was on her way back to California and paid us a nice visit…I love this plant…I mean I really do! Everyday I watch the way the flowers turn their heads to the window for some much needed sun and fresh air. They have a mind and life of their own…I love how nature unfolds.
Can we just stop and just enjoy these colors? Oh! Happiness, right here on my fridge…thanks Ellie for your creativity.
I have been reminded lately how precious life is and to really sit and enjoy all of it’s simplicity. From plants popping out of the soil to 16 chicks hatching at my kids’ school to my sweet Grandma’s voice. Take time.