This should not be possible

The Friday Photo
A weekly photo inspired by spontaneity, art, and community.
April 13, 2012

This hibiscus should not be blooming on my patio. The tree should still be inside, waiting for warmer nights to arrive. In the 7-8 years since I bought a pair of hibiscus trees and decided to see if they would “winter over,” I have taken them outside in late April or early May. This year they moved outside at the end of March. And now they are blooming. I take no credit for being a great gardener. I am not. I am afraid the beginning of a very long, hot, dry summer is in bloom.


About Katherine Helms Cummings

By day I work for a nonprofit organization. Most nights and weekends I am an environmental and rural health advocate and an artisan making accessories and clothing with upcycled cashmere, fine wools, and woven textiles. My handmade items are available at The Sassy Gal
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