The Garden By Moonlight

The Garden By Moonlight


Garden Poem of the Day

The Garden by Moonlight
By Amy Lowell

A black cat among roses, 
Phlox, lilac-misted under a first-quarter moon, 
The sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock. 
The garden is very still, 
It is dazed with moonlight, 
Contented with perfume, 
Dreaming the opium dreams of its folded poppies. 
Firefly lights open and vanish 
High as the tip buds of the golden glow 
Low as the sweet alyssum flowers at my feet. 
Moon-shimmer on leaves and trellises, 
Moon-spikes shafting through the snow ball bush. 
Only the little faces of the ladies’ delight are alert and staring, 
Only the cat, padding between the roses, 
Shakes a branch and breaks the chequered pattern 
As water is broken by the falling of a leaf. 
Then you come, 
And you are quiet like the garden, 
And white like the alyssum flowers, 
And beautiful as the silent sparks of the fireflies. 
Ah, Beloved, do you see those orange lilies? 
They knew my mother, 
But who belonging to me will they know 
When I am gone.

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Purple harvest by @comb_farms 💜🌱 What purple produce are you guys harvesting this week? Leave a comment below 😊👍 . . . 🔸️Garden Poem of the Day🔸️ . "The Garden by Moonlight" By Amy Lowell A black cat among roses, Phlox, lilac-misted under a first-quarter moon, The sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock. The garden is very still, It is dazed with moonlight, Contented with perfume, Dreaming the opium dreams of its folded poppies. Firefly lights open and vanish High as the tip buds of the golden glow Low as the sweet alyssum flowers at my feet. Moon-shimmer on leaves and trellises, Moon-spikes shafting through the snow ball bush. Only the little faces of the ladies’ delight are alert and staring, Only the cat, padding between the roses, Shakes a branch and breaks the chequered pattern As water is broken by the falling of a leaf. Then you come, And you are quiet like the garden, And white like the alyssum flowers, And beautiful as the silent sparks of the fireflies. Ah, Beloved, do you see those orange lilies? They knew my mother, But who belonging to me will they know When I am gone. . ______________________________________________________________ . Want to be featured on our page? Use #thehappygardeninglife in your posts! 🌱 . . . . . #happygardening #happygardener #happygardeners #gardening #garden #gardener #organicgardening #urbangardening #greenthumb #growforit #growyourown #growyourownfood #homegrown #homestead #urbangarden #plant #plants #plantbased #purpleproduce #purpleharvest #purpleveggies #poems #gardenpoems #poemoftheday

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Gardener's Quote of the Day

"Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too."

— William Cowper

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So majestic! 🌅💕 What's the view like from your greenhouse? 🌱🧡 . Photo credit to @fromsoiltosoul 😊👍 . . . 🔸️Garden Quote of the Day🔸️ . "Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too." - William Cowper . ______________________________________________________________ . Want to be featured on our page? Use #thehappygardeninglife in your posts! 🌱 . . . . . #happygardening #happygardener #happygardeners #gardening #garden #gardener #organicgardening #urbangardening #greenthumb #growforit #growyourown #growyourownfood #homegrown #homestead #urbangarden #plant #plants #greenhouse #sunset #greenhouseview #quotes #gardenquotes #quoteoftheday

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Gardening Question of the Day

Can you guys share some tips on how to make a good chicken coop?

 

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