Category Archives: Wildflowers

Autumn Garden Gifts

Gardens are generous and never stop giving, even as their brilliant summer colors and fragrances fade. Something is always beckoning to be harvested, salvaged and used. It’s time to gather armloads and basketfuls of garden materials–pods, seeds, twigs, pine cones, … Continue reading

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Spring in Sonoma County

This is what we all wait for, through the frosty mornings, the driving rains, the frozen birdbaths, the January false spring–real Spring. I think it’s here, though I don’t quite trust it, nor do the grape growers. April always fools … Continue reading

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Roads are Lined with Lace

Our roads are now literally lined with Queen Anne’s Lace, and that means the bugs and butterflies are there, too. “Are you crazy, it’s a weed,” friends say. To me, it’s a wildflower that I’ve brought into my garden because … Continue reading

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