Thursday, February 4, 2010


"In winter's cold and sparkling snow,
The garden in my mind does grow.
I look outside to blinding white,
And see my tulips blooming bright.
And over there a sweet carnation,
Softly scents my imagination.On this cold and freezing day,
The Russian sage does gently sway,
And miniature roses perfume the air,
I can see blooming there.
Though days are short,
My vision's clear
And though the snow the buds appear.
In my mind clematis climb,
And morning glories do entwine.
Woodland phlox and scarlet pinks,
replace the frost, if I just blink.
My inner eye sees past the snow.
And in my mind my garden grows."
~Cheryl Magic-Lady~


Jenny said...

Wonderful poem Julie which fits your thoughts perfectly! Is that Astilbe in the first shot??? Lovely!

Spring Lake Farm said...

What a great poem! Thanks for sharing.


Together We Save said...

Great poem!!

Gail said...

Perfect for the season as we are plowing through the spring catalogs, gardening in our mind.

Laura said...

Beutiful poem, makes me long for the colorful spings and summers we had in California where I am from.
We don't see those colors here in Florida. In our minds eye is where all good gardens begin.

Eve said...

Now that's what I'm talking about! Great poem and beautiful garden photos Julie! I bought an Elephant Ear bulb!! Can't wait to find a place to plant it!

DayPhoto said...

WONDERFUL! I needed that words and photos all!


Rural Rambler said...

Beautiful poem, beautiful pictures Julie. Spring can't come soon enough!

the primitive country bug said...

what a heartwarming poem for this cold mid winter weather we've been having. It warms my heart to see those pictures and hope for springs arrival.
Hugs to you dear friend~ Birgit