Garden on a windowsill

– Posted in: Bulbs, Garden Design
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The January to March period in Britain is pretty dreary, its the dark getting you down as much as anything. Flowers growing on windowsills can make such a difference, and given my growing interest in bulbs, there is huge scope for making the most of light windowsills. We’ve got a nice long south-facing one in[...]

Leaf Quiz

– Posted in: Garden Design, Garden Photography
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A couple weeks ago, on November 19, I photographed 9 plants in my garden that had orange fall foliage.  Nine; one day; orange (not the yellows, not reds or greens); in my garden.  I was thrilled.  After years of planning my garden for fall color, I needed to get to work with my camera. I[...]

Little Front garden of Villa Landwijk

– Posted in: Garden Design
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Written by Harry Pierik It’s always a treat to receive Harry’seasonal  post and photos. They are a feast for the eyes. For more information on Harry, check out his website. Fran Sorin In this post, I want to introduce another garden I designed. Flower field right on busy shopping street. Barely a hundred meters from[...]