Archive for the ‘Garden’ Category

basil babies

Posted on May 22nd, 2011 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

“Blessed are those who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.” -Camille Pissarro (My window is not really this dirty…or is it?)

the garden: breaking ground

Posted on May 15th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

Whew! Gardening in Colorado is tougher than I expected! For the first time ever, we have become part of a community garden. They call it an urban garden, but actually, it is more like a village garden. As you can see, the setting is not exactly urban. Yesterday was the first “work day”, where everyone […]

denver botanic gardens part II: water

Posted on October 14th, 2010 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

Really, I think the best part of the Botanic Gardens is the water. So here are some water pics. Above: Water patterns to inspire the Monet in us all. Here lies Pac-Man. 😉 Lily pads rock! A young frog catching water bugs. Journey to the Great Waterfall! All happiness and smiles …and then you realize […]

denver botanic gardens

Posted on October 12th, 2010 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

We picked a sunny day to visit the Denver Botanic Gardens. Just kidding. It’s sunny every day here! There was a Henry Moore exhibition in the gardens. I tried to get some modest shots of Henry’s work… but it wasn’t easy. There! I did it. Oops…maybe that’s not a Henry Moore piece after all. These white […]

whistling mountain melodies

Posted on September 14th, 2010 by mountain girl  |  7 Comments »

Hey there! Has it really been almost 3 weeks since I posted last? Hmm. Awfully sorry, but I do have a great excuse. And what is that excuse? Is it the final but fading glorious harvest of my once-orderly-garden-turned-jungle? No, guess again. Perhaps the many pots of “soup” that Zia has been laboring over, adding […]