Seeds + dirt + water + sunshine + time =
and Sweet Peas galore!
or sometimes we sit outdoors and breathe deeply, trying not to disturb the Dove family:
A hanging pot in which the dead plant was never replaced makes an excellent nest (apparently). About two weeks ago Mr. & Mrs. Dove set up housekeeping right outside our back door. They take turns incubating two little white eggs: he during the day, she at night. Babies should appear any day now. They do not seem to be bothered much by our coming and going or by the presence of the white dog:
Citrus is blooming wildly right now, adding it's sweet fragrance to the air.
Living in Eden suits me quite nicely, I think.