Highlights of the NW Flower & Garden Show…Plus Shopping!

– Posted in: Garden Adventures, Garden Design, Garden Musings, Garden Travels
Wet bouquet

I recently travelled to the second largest flower and garden show in the US, in Seattle, to give two presentations. Here’s what I enjoyed  most—a subjective collection, to be sure, and one dependent on the capabilities of my iPhone’s camera. Even so, 25 photos is more than double the number I usually show in a[...]

A Wild Vacation

– Posted in: Garden Adventures, Garden Photography

I have been on vacation.  No gardens.  No professional camera.  It was wild – which is where I learn the best lessons for gardening. If you have never been to Yellowstone National Park, put it on your bucket list.  Sure there are lots of people there during the summer season, but there are grizzly bears[...]

Micro-Gardening: How It Transforms Philadelphia Into An Urban Jewel

– Posted in: Garden Design, Garden Travels
2014-01-15 01.36.20.jpg- Micro-Gardening in Philadelphia

Green roofs and walls, urban agriculture, planting trees, and large swathes of native plantings are what most gardeners discuss when the topic of gardening in urban areas arises. What often goes unnoticed is small space gardening – window boxes, containers, and entryways. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a celebration of color with a variety of[...]