My garden is a new venture every year. We bought an older home with an established flower garden in 2002. When summer arrived I couldn’t wait to see what would bloom. It was a joy to discover new flowers. Since then, we have watched and learned, occasionally adding new flowers to the garden. Yet, the changes every year are often drastic, thanks to nature.
These daisies were never there. And now they are prolific. Yet, no two are alike. Big, tall, just budding, small… they’re all different.
Flowers are much like young children. They grow at different rates, have their own agenda, fight for the sun, take a backseat to other flowers… some are strong, some are weak. I have watched our flowers grow and change for many years, like I have watched children grow and change over decades.
What have I learned? Give them plenty of care, but…
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