Evening Light

Gardens For Goldens

“The evening light was like honey in the trees” ~ John Ashbery

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My visit to the garden was late on Saturday. Instead of gardening, I joined the team running the dogs in late afternoon to give a couple of devoted volunteers a well-earned day off. By the time I made it to the garden, it was bathed in a golden wash and the shadows were long.

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Monarchs danced, Dragonflies perched,

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and bees were finishing their day collecting pollen from the Penstemon.

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I see that Ina has been busy preparing to expand the Cottage Garden again,

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and our new wall is complete; the surrounding beds waiting to be planted.

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The plaque that now graces our Memorial Garden calls out our purpose and will be filled with names of sponsors whose contributions will support the dogs.

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Speaking of dogs…Dee Dee, featured here last week doing her ballet has some new joyous photos…

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