Life in gardens: daisy time

Four women in daisies, Huron County MuseumFloe Sallows Saunders, Floe Sallows, Emma Combs Fillman, Lottie Green Langell in a field of flowers in Bayfield, Ontario, date unknown, by Reuben R. Sallows, via Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol Commons on flickr.

See, the grass is full of stars,
Fallen in their brightness. . .

— Marjorie Pickthall, from “Daisy Time

The Sunday porch: Usborne, Ontario

John Cottel's house, via Huron County Museum

John Cottel‘s Home, Usborne Township, Ontario, ca. 1910, via Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol Commons on flickr.

John Cottel, presumably to the right of the door, was born in England in 1836.  His wife was Margaret Turnbull, and they had four daughters, three of whom may be in the photo. There is a much wider view of the house and farm here.