I love gardening...besides spending time with my men-folks (husband, sons, grandson) and my girls (daughters-in-law), it's my most favorite thing to do. Gardening is pure therapy for me...and much cheaper...unless I've been to the Lowe's Garden Center!
Have you ever seen a moonflower? Well they are wonderful and I grow them from seed every year! They grown on a beautiful vine and the foliage is heart-shaped. The flowers are spectacular, about 6" across, lightly scented, and they are white with a "star" in the center. They begin to bloom at dusk...when the day is winding down.
One of my favorite authors, Jan Karon wrote a wonderful book entitled The Trellis and the Seed, a book of encouragement for all ages. It is all about waiting for a moonflower to bloom, it is delightful.
I just wanted to share some gardening joy today. I'm sorta like those moonflowers in that I am not a morning person (or a morning glory)! I begin to wind up when the day is winding down myself. Maybe that's why I love these flowers so much. There's nothing sweeter that sitting in my back porch swing and enjoying the moonflowers blooming. Did you know there's even a night-time hummingbird? Oh yes there is...I'll save that for another post!
Isaiah 58:11...your soul will be like a well-watered garden...