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Summer Rain in Mom’s Garden

I have already told a lie – there was no rain. The rain didn’t fall for some time here and we don’t know when it’s gonna fall again, we’re in the middle of hot and dry summer. Anyhow…

…around my house on island Ciovo in Croatia grows a beautiful garden. It’s full of different plants and flowers. My mom plans the garden for the whole winter every year. She buys seed and seedlings, watches when and where she plants particular plant, during the spring she exterminates ants, puts iron grids around young plants to prevent the cats from digging, places mirrors if any of the young plant needs extra light…

Her garden is a whole project.

In these summer days, the flowers are lashing, blooming and rich. But they are also eternally thirsty. At the end of one day, while I was watering the flowers, I got an idea. Why don’t I use that beautiful sunset light and water drops that appear from watering. And so this beautiful series of the tiny parts of the garden was created…