Moods of Longwood Gardens – May 2018
SET: Flowers of Longwood Gardens
I have far too many images to put all into a single set. So I’ll be sharing multiple photosets.
Longwood Gardens in early May is an explosion of bloom. I took hundreds of photos of flowers.
As my own little corner of the web uncermoniously turned ten years old this year, it’s really starting to feel more like a garden than a piece of software. I certainly enjoy tending to it. I can plant what I like and with proper care it can grow into something useful.
First, how cool is his last name?
I like this analogy of comparing a personal web site to tending to your own personal garden.
I’ve long wanted to do a piece on the subject of gardening as violence. Gardening is an extremely violent act. To start a garden you must first kill whatever is already growing in the place you want to garden: cut down trees, tear out vines, rip up or smother sod. Then you break the soil and work it into a condition ready for planting.
I found this bit nestled in a post about a recent poem that Jenkins wrote and even performed. Gardening is a violent act? Fascinating perspective.
Eliza and I planted a few herbs this past weekend.