Indira Ganesan

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Tag Archive for ‘garden’

Like Living in the Treetops

From my balcony, two floors up, I can see the tops of the spring flowery trees, all white and cloud-like.  Some have bright green leaves and others are reddish bronze.  I want to reach out and snap a few of these candy tufts to place in a vase at my desk as I write.  Why?  Because they are so abundant and joyeous, and oh so temporary.  I can’t reach out […]

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The Days Get Colder

The rain started and the cold came in this evening.  It is late October, but the morning glory persists, and the nasturtiums haven’t quit.  I am eager to dig up the absynian gladiolus, so I can try to over-winter them  in the back of the garden.  It was a good season, with many surprises, much drought, but in truth, I didn’t tend.  It was a good year for the dahlias– […]

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