Have You Ever Slept With Your Face in the Dirt

Yesterday I baked some rye bread. There is just nothing like homemade bread.

After running through the slightly damp garden's, Teddy rests on the cool patio against a bag of soil.

It rained a bit the night before. Click pics for a better look!

Rain drops on rhododendrons.

And on the evergreen trees.


Chives which have already been snipped.


Flat leaf parsley

I am trying to get a moss garden to grow beneath the Japanese Maple.

Another big Japanese Maple leafing out.

I just planted these last week and they are filling in already.

The first color in the garden.

A Japanese Painted Fern unfurling.

Ummmmm....are you gonna kiss your mama with that mouth?

Phlox...I LOVE Phlox!



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I love the "dampness" of your photos...and Teddy can kiss me with that mouth and her little squashy face. Sweet Day my friend.
Chowz Creations said…
Great pictures. The one of the perfect rain drop suspended from the tip of the evergreen is awesome.
TMCPhoto said…
I know I've said it before but I'll say it again, I love your garden. Great Photographs.
Your gardens are so much further along than ours! We won't be in full Spring swing until mid-May.

I don't believe I've slept with face in the dirt since college.
Kanani said…
Wonderful photgraphs! Wow! You can almost smell the bread. :)
bread baking...the garden...flowers...herbs...rain... Teddy...

love it all......

hugs to you and Teddy...
can't stop playing the video of baby teddy over here...isn't he adorable...2 weeks today is the adoption...5 weeks today we lost my precious, sweet and adored Buddy...gosh, we miss him so much...

i have cried everyday for 5 weeks
:- {

I´ve been very lazy when it comes to bread baking now. But I feel I´m comming closer every day now :-)

There´s not a single leaf here yet, but my hepaticas is slowly opening their buds now. Just a bit more sun and they´ll be open :-)
Have a great day now!
Gorgeous photo's. Like diamonds that Fairy's have lost during their nighttime travels... :)

The bread looks delicioius but then your cooking and baking always makes me hungry just looking at the pictures.

I wish I could remember the names of flowers...and I seldom can. Well..ok...the Pansy is a no brainer, or the rose..but that's about it ..

Have a wonderful and peaceful day, Joyce!
Pricilla said…
Pansies are my favorites...
so sweet.
Autumnforest said…
You are bursting with life! Looks like Teddy is bursting with springtime garden laziness. I love to make fresh rye bread. I make a pumpernickel that I love to eat with cream cheese while it's warm. I should probably do that again soon--once it gets hot in the desert, I'm not in a bread-making mood.
oldblackcatboo said…
If I said Yes! would you think less of me?
LOL! LOVE the photos!
Anonymous said…
I'm kind of jealous. Okay, scratch that. I'm A LOT jealous. I love your yard and I'd like to live it. But, I'm also jealous because I just planted some herbs last week and they have yet to even sprout for me. I have a black thumb and I don't do real well with plants, so I'm hoping to the Gods that I don't kill all these plants.

Love the pics! I like to think about them while I meditate.
Wonder garden that's what it is. Poppin up beauty evvvvvery where. Something for everyone!

Love the "come hither to my garden" pics!

Sweetie Pie Sleep in the Dirt Teddy is chilllllin.

Happy Day Jaz and Teddy.
Southern Lady said…
Your bread looks yummy and the flowers and plantings in your yard are very pretty. Looks like you have a lot going on. Carla
Great pics, Jaz. It's always nice to have some much needed rain.
Sharlene T. said…
Beautiful photos! Isn't spring wonderful! Thanks for sharing.
The Frog Queen said…
Lovely pictures....I just love Phlox too!!!

Jennifer said…
I love the garden pictures! What a beautiful place your yard must be to sit down and relax in. I see Teddy thinks so!
Guillaume said…
The rye bread looks absolutely delicious.
You have some lens- wow! And such a beautiful garden!
pastrywitch said…
The first color in my yard was also yellow - crocus. crocuses. crocii? Anyway.
Teddy is so cute, and the bread looks delicious.
Anonymous said…
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Anonymous said…
What beautiful pictures....thank God Spring is here again.

Lin said…
I like your perspective with these photos. They are a unique close-up look rather than the whole plant--and I like that. Very cool!
Crystalrainbow said…
Wow what great photos amazing x
Marie S said…
What a beautiful yard and the pictures are amazing. I enjoy them so much!
Beadwright said…
These are lovely photos and Teddy is so darn cute. You are right nothing like home made bread.