A what-I-did-on-my-summer-vacation post: visited some Loire Valley chateaux
Category: Garden Visits
Have you ever passed a private garden whose interesting street edge told you it was hiding something special? I knew about Talis Bergmanis’s garden long before I met him and was able to see it in person. The plantings along the street are so striking, almost other-worldly, with chartreuse ‘Tiger Eye’ sumac standing out against a […]
I haven’t written much this summer, but I’ve been thinking about gardening the whole time. Our travels took us north, to cooler weather, and gave us the opportunity to visit some wonderful gardens that are open to the public. The first of these was the Allen Centennial Garden, a smallish “teaching” garden on the campus […]
Landscape designer Mackenzie Adkins talks about creating a micro-prairie in a suburban yard.
If you want to take a break from garden cleanup to actually enjoy a garden, Powell Gardens reopens to the public this Thursday, April 1, 2021. What’s blooming in the gardens right now? A sea of daffodils and other early flowering bulbs.
How did the gardens at Bayou Bend look after February’s arctic freeze? Not so good by some measures, but also not too bad, considering.
The kaleidoscopic holiday displays remain open until January 3, 2021
Conservatories, orangeries, glass houses, hot houses. Whether practical or decorative, these structures exist to alter the normal range of seasons and protect tender plants during winter.
Winter is coming, and that makes this a perfect time to visit Powel Garden’s conifer garden. What other options do we have besides junipers and yews?
Why start a blog about gardening? Here’s what I hope to accomplish.