"My long two-pointed ladder's sticking through a tree Toward heaven still, and there's a barrel that I didn't fill Beside it, and there may be two or three Apples I didn't pick upon some bough." - for "After Apple-Picking" (photographer unknown)
My grandad could make the best tree swings and would hang it from the highest branch of a huge oak tree on their farm where there was a hill to climb up to and swing down from. wooden swings are the best.
Underneath an ornate chandelier, is the perfect place for al fresco dining or impromptu tea parties. Iron fixtures allow for outdoor permanence; stone tiles provide a level surface for the table and chairs.
Monet's Gardens at Giverny Monet's Gardens at Giverny. Pink cosmos and golden sunflowers tower above Fifi, the calico cat who resides in Monet's garden, as she strolls down a gravel path in the mist of dawn // photo by Elizabeth Murray c