– Posted in: Miscellaneous
with cactus

After however long it is, I’m leaving Gardening Gone Wild. It has been a great opportunity to pass on ideas, thoughts and experiences to the wider garden community, and sometimes to ask awkward questions and to provoke. I think it is time I devote some more time to my own blog, and to develop other[...]

I’ve discovered Chanticleer

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This pic sums up Chanticleer: a great place to sit, nicely customized. A touch of whackiness, but completely sound. This is an amazing garden, not just for being a garden, but for the staff and the way it is run. Working at Chanticleer is not a job, but a mission and a passion. Fran has[...]

Autumn Focal Points

– Posted in: Garden Photography, Miscellaneous

Seeing as how most of the Northern Hemisphere is now experiencing autumn at one level or another, I figured it would make this next lesson on garden photography a bit more relevant if I actually show some fall photos.  (Yes, California has fall color too…) The focal point of a picture is its subject, the[...]