In honor of GGW being selected as one of the top 10 garden blogs by Better Homes and Gardens for 2016, I thought it would be fun to share 2 favorite posts from each of our contributors. Saxon Holt, photographer extraordinaire, selected these 2 posts. Wildflowers In Wild Meadows Photographing In A Garden Debra Lee[...]
If you think that buying fresh cut local flowers and creating stunning floral arrangements for your home is a luxury, think again.
I’ve experimented with several dozen perennials over the years. But there are certain ones that I return to ~ time and again. They are star performers, easy to grow, hardy, can handle a wide range of soils, and moisture. Each of them adds a unique element to any garden. They are classics. The genii listed[...]
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass – grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls. Mother Teresa[...]
Do you plant the same thing in your garden year after year? In my last garden, each spring when I walked around and envisioned what I wanted to plant that year, I always went through the same process of longing for the familiar. An old fashioned climbing rose, bleeding hearts, or salvia that I had[...]