Welcome Summer!

Posted on: June 22nd, 2017 by Trillium Art

Welcome to the first full day of summer!  Yesterday, on the summer solstice, I joined a noontime walking group at the University of Guelph Arboretum.  We had a great time on the trails, checking out some dragonflies, blooms and butterflies! Scroll on for a photo tour! The Bald Cypress has the appearance of an evergreen […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Posted on: May 14th, 2017 by Trillium Art

My gift to you is a photo of the Cherry Blossoms from the Sakura Cherry Grove at the University of Guelph Arboretum. In Japan, cherry blossoms are call Sakura, a special flower for the people and the country.  Cherry blossoms (the national flower of Japan) are a symbolic flower of spring, a time of renewal. […]

A Splash of Spring at the Front Door

Posted on: April 13th, 2017 by Trillium Art

Finally, with more consistent warm weather in the forecast, my garden is coming to life, and I love it! However, it’s just not moving fast enough for me so I start my container gardening early! Spring in Ontario can be a fluctuation of precipitation, sunshine and temperatures. By creating a container garden of cool seasonal […]

Spring Inspirations

Posted on: March 17th, 2017 by Trillium Art

This is the last weekend for Canada Blooms and if you are like us with snow still in the forecast…you won’t want to miss a chance to stop and smell the Tulips. One of the family events we had planned during our spring break was a trip to see Canada Blooms at the Enercare Centre, […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Posted on: March 8th, 2017 by Trillium Art

  I know a girl…she puts the colour inside of my world. ~John Mayer  

January – A month of reflection

Posted on: January 31st, 2017 by Trillium Art

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 Best of Both Seasons

Posted on: October 6th, 2016 by Trillium Art

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 […]

Happy New Year!

Posted on: December 31st, 2015 by Trillium Art

Hello again from Trillium Art!  I hope that today’s post finds you thoroughly enjoying the holidays and looking ahead to 2016. Trillium Art is entering the New Year with a new look and lots of new ideas.  Take a moment and poke around the website.  I’m very excited about some of the new features especially […]

Sounds of Nature :: Water and Music in the Garden

Posted on: June 26th, 2015 by Trillium Art

“Humans need to touch natural materials as often as possible to connect us to what is real.” Walt Rickli. This past Father’s Day found us once again meeting family in Lowville, Ontario. It seems like the perfect half-way spot for us all to meet. The day was beautiful, the patio was sunny and the food […]

Calm Before the Storm

Posted on: May 12th, 2015 by Trillium Art

Last night I took a few minutes, before meeting my son after his training run, to steal away to one of my favourite spots.  The Victoria Woods Trail at the University of Guelph Arboretum did not disappoint.  The air was still and quiet with a fierce spring storm not far away. This gave me time for […]