Days of May

May brings morning rain on rosa multiflora. And morning light on made beds. May brings awakening wild food. And blooming forest floors. The colorful copper birch leaves emerge. Violets come into view. May is when we gather the petals. Simple syrup will sweeten drinks for weeks to come. May brings soft breezes through open windows….

Violet Pancakes

Spring time is upon us. ย New colors and new scents are blossoming into the landscape. Phlox is fragrant and purple violets pop against the sprouting greenery. Tender violet petals will brighten up plain old pancakes. Violetsย are high in vitamins A and C.