The Honey Bee in Bloom and the Garden Humming

          "Be careful what you set your heart on, for it will surely be yours." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rows of Garden (Beans, Potatoes, Curcubits...)

Rows of Bees...inside Balsamic
"Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing." 
 - Arundhati Roy

Butterfly Hummingbird Garden; though their numbers have been less this year.

"You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. 
What you'll discover will be wonderful. 
What you'll discover is yourself." 
- Alan Alda

Great Spangled Fritillary, Speyeria cybele, on Echincacea purpurea

“Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower.“ - Shigenori Kameoka

Hives:  Balsamic on left, Monkey on right

                                                                                         “Live to the point of tears.” - Albert Camus

“Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the Earth are never alone or weary of life.” 
                                                                    - Rachel Carson

Tiger Swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, on Verbena bonariensis

I expect to see Jack any minute...

The Haul

“Hearts starve as well as bodies; give us bread, but give us roses.” 
                                               - James Oppenheim, 'Bread and Roses'

Milk Thistle

"Out beyond the ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing
There is a field. I will meet you there.
When we lay down in that grass
Our souls are too full to talk about."
- Rumi

Dinner:  Lamb's Quarters and Beans...

"There's little risk in becoming overly proud of one's garden ‘cause its very nature is humbling. It has a way of keeping you on your knees.” - JoAnn Barwick


                               “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” - Victor Hugo

Stella - a split this year from Monkey

“Live like you're going to die tomorrow, but garden like you're going to live forever.” 
 - Rudyard Kipling

"Are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?"
                                                                                                                - Mary Oliver

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