With today's schedules, few people are able to enjoy their gardens during prime daylight hours. But there is a way you can delight in the fragrance and beauty of flowers after dark: Plant a night-blooming garden! Also known as moon gardens, night-blooming gardens are expressly designed for evening enjoyment. While attractive during the day, they take on a whole new look and feel at dusk, casting a magical spell. Pale-colored flowers reflect light from the setting sun and the rising moon, shining luminously and giving the garden an almost mystical glow. Fragrances seem more alluring. Silvery foliage shimmers tremulously as the evening breezes dance by.
Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish essayist, poet, novelist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Kidnapped, Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Treasure Island. A Child's Garden of Verses is a selection of musical poems first published in England in 1885. Some verses in this collection are At the Sea-Side, Bed in Summer, Pirate Story, Windy Nights, Looking Forward, A Good Play, Auntie's Skirts, The Cow and The Swing. This is a good introduction to poetry for grades K to 3.
A Child's Garden of Verses is a collection of poetry for children by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. The collection first appeared in 1885 under the title Penny Whistles, but has been reprinted many times. It contains about 65 poems including the cherished classics "Foreign Children," "The Lamplighter," "The Land of Counterpane," "Bed in Summer," "My Shadow" and "The Swing." The classical scholar Terrot Reaveley Glover published a translation of the poems into Latin in 1922 under the title Carmina non prius audita de ludis et hortis virginibus puerisque.
In 1959, I traveled to Lipari, one of the Aeolean Islands off the coast of Sicily. Now, long afterward, looking back into the past, events obscured by the passage of time are magnified as though viewed through the lens of a magic lantern; that summer, when I was just bursting into womanhood, is illuminated in my memory as a time of enchantment.
You can grow delicious vegetables right in your backyard. Learn how to plan and build a raised bed vegetable garden in this easy to follow book. Includes location considerations, instructions to build a simple wooden raised bed and more.
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