“Thought is the blossom; language the bud;
action the fruit behind it.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is this time of year that I find myself getting impatient. My plants are in the ground; they are growing and getting bigger every day. Some of them even have fruit setting, but it is way too early to harvest yet. That saying about “a watched pot never boils” seems to be ringing loud and clear in my ears these past few weeks.
But I have to remind myself there is a time to stop and smell the flowers. Literally.
The tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, strawberries…are all bursting with beautiful white and yellow blooms. And they remind me (for the most part) that from this little beautiful flower comes a reward—the fruit. I’ve even been trying to enjoy the herbs that have bolted, because I think it’s better to enjoy their beauty than be sad their time is almost up.
So I thought I would take you along on a little walk through all the blooms bursting open throughout my garden so you could enjoy them too. And I might have included a few photos of tomatoes too…because, well, I just really am so excited!
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