O killing north wind, cease!
Come, south wind, that awakenest love!
Blow through my garden,
And let its odours flow,
And the Beloved shall feed among the flowers.
-- St. John of the Cross
[caption id="attachment_245" align="alignnone" width="625"] Perennial dreams[/caption]
A first spring in a first home; a first garden plan for the front. Consisting of natives: sunflowers, sago, turks' cap, prairie clover, coreposis, rudbeckias, crossvine, coneflower, and other butterfly and bee-loving plants, hardy in Houston: rue, amaranth, bachelors' buttons.