Holly, Plant of Saturn and Mars

Walking in my yard today, I stopped to take a look at a sprouting and very Saturnine holly bush that I cut back a few years ago. Weaving itself through the crisp thorny leaves was holly's famous partner for the holiday season, ivy. For years, I've pulled the ivy and pulled the ivy which determinedly … Continue reading Holly, Plant of Saturn and Mars

Pansies and Cabbage in the Snow

. This winter's warmer than average temps had me longing for cooler nights and days. I was going through some photos and found two from last year when we had a sprinkling of snow. My husband said they look like jewels.