Sunday, February 12, 2012

I'd Like to Introduce You to My Garden

Straight Eight Slicing Cucumber
Italian Parsley
Large-Leaf Basil
Oregano
Sneaking out the back door to feel the warm breeze at midnight
Red Sails Lettuce
The sound of swingset squeak
Buttercrunch Lettuce
Sweet Bell Pepper Hybrid Mix
Champion Radish
Hoping someone will drive up the dirt road with a hug, a kiss
Spaghetti Squash
Acorn Squash
Perpetually dirty fingernails
Black Magic Zucchini
Tomatoes:  Roma, Bella Rosa, Juliet, Granny Smith, Lemon Boy, Beefsteak
Gurney's Burpless II Hybrid Cucumber
Blue Lake Pole Beans
Perfected Detroit Beet
Talking to myself and cursing at aphids
Tendersweet Carrot
Water: sweat, tears, washing her feet as we run inside, the back door slapping
Gentry Hybrid Yellow Crookneck Squash
Dirty jeans and bare feet
Tyee Hybrid Spinach
Twilight Hybrid Eggplant
Clothes flapping on the line, the flag for a country named Peace
Avalanche Snow Peas
Beneficial Bug Blend
Dumping the slop bucket into the compost bin
Green Magic Hybrid Broccoli
Native Perennial Wildflower
Cats sleeping lazy under the rose bush
Daisy Mix
Morning glories climbing the front step rails
Dancing Spirit Hot Pepper
Cantaloupe
Yukon Gold Potato
Red and Yellow Onion
Love and a shovel
Butternut Squash
Cilantro
Dill
An order of ladybugs
Cosmos and Marigold
Prayer
Zinnias
Strawberries
Sun tea on the front stoop
Faith and birdsongs
Gooseberries
Golden Delicious Apples
Mulberries
Blackberries
Attentiveness
Thyme
Rhubarb
Garlic
Asparagus
Getting up and getting in and not stopping for anything but a love letter or a good song or a bit of sleep

3 comments:

  1. I'm especially interested in: Gurney's Burpless II Hybrid Cucumber. Keep me posted!

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