i feel so much love and comfort in nature … trees, water, flowers, animals, skies, sun & moon & stars … especially these days
during the last weeks i have been quite busy … working while being indoor & spending as much time outdoor as possible … but now here are some impressions for you of what i did:
taking earth day (about two weeks ago) as the motive to start celebrating earth, nature, again this year. spent a warm & sunny afternoon at my favourite gardener’s, planting bantam corn & enjoying the sun & the greens.
another sunny day, another trip to the baltic sea, taking a walk at the beach, climbing big rocks, harvesting seaweed, visiting friends in their garden.
coming back to hamburg the city is greeting us with wonderful weather. springlike temperature, sunny & warm. i found stinging nettles, dandelion, goutweed and leafs of the lime tree in our and our neighbours’ garden & next to our house! & what a beautiful sight out of our kitchen window: the cherry tree is blowing 🙂
after too many cold & grey days & weeks – i really don’t like winter … february seems to be the hardest month … yearning for sun & warmth – today the sun is shining, sky is blue and it feels quite warm outside! i took the chance to finally disseminate the chickweed seeds. nothing to see right now, of course – how long will it take?
it has become quite cold here this week and i hardly manage to collect enough wild herbs. i bought chickweed and orach seeds, which both can germinate in spite of the low temperature, but it needs some days with 5° celcius or so to disseminate them ….
good luck, there are some other sources for greens … i buy crates of spinach and curly kale at the central market. and there is still something growing wild, waiting for us to harvest:
another green staple in winter: blackberry leafs! this is what my son brought home today:
three primary life forces exist on this planet: nature. animals. and human kind. we are the earthlings. an impressive film about us earthlings & “speciesism”.