Blossom XVI



“Plants are also integral to reweaving

the connection between land and people.

A place becomes a home when it sustains you,

when it feeds you in body as well as spirit.

To recreate a home, the plants must also return.”


Robin Wall Kimmerer





“I have a very simple arrangement with my plants:

I give them love and they give me flowers.”


Joseph Rain



“Groom yourself and your life like a shrub.

Trim off the edges and you’ll be stronger

in the broken places.

Embrace the new growth

and blossom at the tips.”


D’Andre Lampkin




Photos by Woodland Gnome 2016




“Sometimes I wish I could photosynthesize

so that just by being, just by shimmering

at the meadow’s edge or floating lazily

on a pond, I could be doing the work of the world

while standing silent in the sun.”


Robin Wall Kimmerer




Blossom I
Blossom II
Blossom III
Blossom IV
Blossom V
Blossom VI
Blossom VII
Blossom VIII
Blossom IX
Blossom X
Blossom XI
Blossom XII
Blossom XIII
Blossom XIV
Blossom XV
Blossom VXIII

About woodlandgnome

Lifelong teacher and gardener.

2 responses to “Blossom XVI

  1. Bougainvillea. Once had fence line with white, lavender and deep red entwined. They thrive in direct sun.

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