What did one garden ornament say to the other? Could you scratch my nose? And that is how it goes in a garden. Your nose will always itch when your gloves are their dirtiest. That is how you tell a good gardener from another….the one with the dirtiest nose wins. Gardening is all about the nose.
The flowers feel your pain and try to assist. They try to reach up and ease the discomfort. They try really hard! Some stand and snicker.
And your nose keeps itching and itching till you think your smile will turn to a frown!
You’re awake for days dealing with a itchy nose and just praying for rain..anything…hail storm, dust storm, insects….for goodness sake…scratch my nose!
Don’t leave….oh please scratch my nose! W h e r e are you going? At least squirt me with a hose even….anything to ease my troubles.
I can still see you..come back!
Do not go in that cabin…do not!
What? You are in there drinking a Pepsi with me out here nearly itching myself to death. I suppose you think someone else is going to come along and scratch my nose for you. Well let me just ask you, how many people have you seen scratching the nose of a garden ornament…. pray tell?
Next time you pass a garden ornament be kind and give it some attention. You might be the only one who will.
If you scratched your nose while reading this post, then admit it. Fess up and tell me if you have ever scratched the nose of a garden ornament.
Pictures are mine and were taken at the Azalea Garden Inn in Blowing Rock, NC There are more pictures of Blowing Rock in my sidebar.
Information about these flowers is another another post here!