What’s Blooming Wednesday #40

Garden Path

Do you have irises in your yard?  Mine aren’t doing so well this year.  This first one appeared the other day.  Notice it’s leaning against a tree. There are guilty four-legs around here somewhere. Ah-ha!  Caught in the act…well, almost.   I was glad to see these iris buds, but nothing had opened yet.  The peonies […]

Seeds, Pods and Pheasant Feathers – a Table of Texture

Place Setting

On a stroll through the yard to gather horse apples last month, our Magnolia seed pods caught my eye and prompted this Fall tablescape that would be completely appropriate for Thanksgiving. During Fall, we enjoy many things in our landscape – luscious things that transform before our very eyes. As beautiful as Magnolia blossoms are […]

What’s Blooming Wednesday #13

Mississippi Magnolia

For this What’s Blooming Wednesday, I have another poem for you to enjoy.  Another writing from Reflections of a Mississippi Magnolia. Sounds of Summer by Patricia Neely-Dorsey Chirping of the crickets, Buzzing of the bees, Bullfrogs croaking in the pond, Birds singing in the trees, There are sounds of summer That we all wait to […]

Magnolia Blossom – a Poem, a Tablescape

Timeless Magnolia Blossom

Magnolia Blossom by Patricia Neely-Dorsey ©2013 She is a delicate flower Dressed in white, like a blushing bride Open wide with possibility; She is the epitome of Southern charm And grace Her admirers stand in awe of such a perfect creation; Her fragrance is intoxicating Her beauty… Timeless. Patricia Neely-Dorsey is a local writer dedicated […]