Seeking Comfort: Gardens

Focus on something cheerful and happy today

Today, I am at a loss for words. There have been a few times in my life that I’ve been witness to something I thought I would never see. Yesterday’s invasion of our country’s capitol building by some of our own citizenry was one of them. Today, I am focusing on the beautiful and the good in our world. Being a gardener, conservationist, naturalist, environmental educator, and grand appreciator of the great outdoors, I humbly turn to nature for comfort.

The bold colors of the flower gardens I’ve tended over the years bring me comfort, as do the memories associated with these places. I hope the photographs also bring you some cheer and hope, today.

Northwoods International School Garden, 2018

Yard Shots

Monarch. Fall 2015. © Carol Labuzzetta.
Large Monarch Caterpillar on Rose Milkweed, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2016
Coneflowers in my Yard. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2015.
Wild Blue Lupine. Naturalized. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2013.
Johnson’s Blue Geranium. A favorite. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2007.
Siberian Iris Bud in my yard.

First Year School Gardens

Evergreen Elementary and Northwoods International School.

A Late Monarch. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2015.

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