Common Ground – Summer’s Lease…

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“Summer’s lease hath all too short a date…” Shakespeare Sonnet 18 The summer of 2017 has certainly been a season of rampant growth in the garden. To get to my tomatoes to stake them recently, I had to clear away several groupings of annual poppies. These had grown to the … Continue reading

Common Ground – Forsythia is Pure Joy

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“Forsythia is pure joy. There is not an ounce, not a glimmer of sadness….in forsythia. Pure, undiluted, untouched joy.” Anne Morrow Lindbergh It is a toss-up this year as to what has been more spectacular: the daffodils or forsythia. I was afraid that the forsythia would be damaged by the … Continue reading