Away in a meadow all covered with snow The little old groundhog looks for his shadow The clouds in the sky determine our fate If winter will leave us all early or late. ~Don Halley
Happy New Year my gardening friends! I hope the first month of 2017 has been a good one for you. First let me thank each and every one of you, for your support in 2016! I had the pleasure of meeting and working with some new design clients, creating some wonderful spaces at their homes. […]
The rains of September have breathed new life into our gardens and for that I am very thankful! The extended warmth this fall, combined with several cool nights has brought out the best of both seasons. We are enjoying the continued blooms of summer combined with so many of the fall colours Here are a […]
Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree. ~Emily Bronte
In summer, the song sings itself. ~William Carlos Williams Not only are we welcoming summer’s arrival today, but we are also witness to June’s full moon on the same day – a rare event indeed! Enjoy all the sunlight today, and June’s ‘strawberry moon’ tonight. How will you celebrate today?
Last fall I started landscaping the front garden. Previous plants like the 8’ yews and overgrown spireas were replaced with a Japanese Maple, hydrangeas and boxwood. I had intended to plant some bulbs along with the shrubs, but only had time for a few tulips and snow crocus. We enjoyed the snow crocus, especially during […]
Last month found our family joining our Running Dude’s team for their spring training session. We escaped to the southern shores of Alabama where the temperatures were balmy and the sun was shining! One day, Hubby, my Sweet Pea and I took a day trip to Bellingrath Gardens south of Mobile, AL. It was a […]
A breath of Spring from Bellingrath Gardens, near Mobile, Alabama.
It may be a snowy day here with a chilly wind, but with the glorious sunshine, I’m thinking of warmer days! Flash back to last August when my family found ourselves in the Montreal area. It was a warm summer day in the late afternoon when that special light holds the magic of twilight. I was […]