Summer has arrived, but the extreme temperatures that
usually accompany the season were delayed until recently. I am most thankful.
My little patio plants have thrived as never before.
Although I tend a small patio garden, my gardening skills have never rivaled those of other
family members. However, I believe their beautiful gardens have influenced my creative work, as demonstrated by these little creations that are
included in the current edition of Somerset
From the soil, my
family crafted their brilliantly colored flowers and sweet, fresh fruit. With
paper and paste, I have crafted mine.