The library across the hall, previous post, is moody with northeastern light. The music room, below, hums in southeastern light.
Eastern light, below, in the mirror, southern light, window above.
The garden view, below, is one of my proudest achievements.
I took the garden, a century old, to its Southern roots in time & place. Using the Poverty Cycle. Looking in the window, below, seen, above.
Tara Turf to the foundation, granite curbstone step instead of green-meatball-foundation-plantings, drifts of daffodils as-if-they-were-always-there.
Plenty of areas to play & show off in this garden, and I have, but without using the Poverty Cycle the garden would lack soul, character, integrity, & have too-much-uneducated-ego. Of course you've deduced, this is my ego, above. This is a portion of the front porch, hence, double ego!
Garden & Be Well, XO Tara
Pics taken last week at jobsite. Same garden as previous several posts.
Ego for doing-the-right-thing makes me unemployable to the largest design/install companies across USA. Why? It's all about sales. Are you beginning to understand the prevalence of green meatballs & foundation plantings and, and, and?
Oh my, a little Puppet Barbuda this morning. Uneducated ego? Testosterone-on-wheels-mow-blow-go-commodify-all-I-touch-get in fast-get out fast-sign my contract-pay me every month. Sad, you'll pay later in lower house value, higher HVAC, increase maintenance expenses, poison ground water with fertilizer, destroy pollinator habitat, and worse, harm your spirit with ugliness.