|Sharing the beauty of our garden / a Queen Elizabeth rose.|
Springtime means new growth for our rose bushes -- drought or no drought. Our Queen Elizabeth rose bush has been an early bloomer this year. Ditto for our First Prize roses. It's also the season for our irises and rhododendrons to bloom and thrive.
|Calla lily / few as lovely.|
|Irises / the time for them to|
bloom is spring.
Roses have become an everyday part of my life, and as an amateur gardener -- especially because of the ongoing drought taking place throughout California -- celebrating Earth Day has taken on a greater meaning for me.
|First Prize / shining brightly.|
Indeed, as it has been said, a healthy garden is a reflection of a healthy soul.
All photographs by Michael Dickens © 2015.