Posts Tagged flowers

Spring/Summer Garden Expansion

This spring we enlarged the vegetable garden I started next to my parent’s house. It feels good to claim back some dirt from the concrete. Spring/Early Summer Harvests: rainbow peppers, parsley, mint, lemon balm, oregano, calendulas, purple carrots (which I need to plant farther apart next year so they can get bigger) and spicy Thai [...]

Fall Garden updates

Last weekend we had a garden harvest!  Nothing too fancy: a few rainbow peppers (red this time!), lots of pesto in the freezer and zinnias all over the house.  Some nice additions to the garden as well:  a hot pepper plant and a baby aloe.  The basil and zinnias are still going strong and finally the [...]

Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles

Check out Chain Letter at Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Los Angeles and maybe just maybe you will be able to find my humble fruit/flower jar meticulously placed in the mix by the most amazing woman ever, Peggy M Pabustan. Curated by Christian Cummings and Doug Harvey, the show was spawned from an email chain letter i [...]


Zinnias blooming in the garden! In the language of flowers, the Zinnia symbolizes thoughts of absent friends. The summer months always make me wish for picnics with friends and fireflies. To all my dear friends around the world who I don’t see every day, these are for you!

Orchid in Bloom

Despite the dry weather in Houston this spring, my orchid is blooming!