Saturday, May 2, 2015

May Day

posted a day late and a dollar short.

Yesterday was May Day or Beltane, an important date in the Celtic wheel (calendar). The day marked the beginning of Summer and the planting season.

To celebrate, I fashioned a paper cone, filled it with some flowers from the garden,  added a bit of ribbon, and hung it on the front door. Very Martha Stewart.

Pickings from the garden are slim as it's been cold. The only things blooming are daffodils and some forsythia. I think the chipmunks ate the tulip bulbs. Though for Beltane, yellow flowers are perfect as they evoke the sun and bonfires lit to honor the sun god, Bel. Summer can't come fast enough for me.

1 comment:

  1. I miss daffodils! And tulips (but not enough to put up with northern winters for them!) So I will live vicariously through yours. Thanks!