Monday, July 7, 2014

Cottage Gardens

One summer when I was a young girl,
 I read all twelve of Scottish poet and novelist Andrew Lang's
"colours" fairy tale collection: the Blue Fairy Book, the Yellow Fairy Book, etc.
It seems in many stories, there was  a cottage sequestered in the deep woods
or more often, a cottage garden full of old fashioned herbs and flowers.
If there is a cottage garden season, July must be its peak. 
So to celebrate the magic of summer, here are a few:


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