Obsession: A Chase Story

– Posted in: Garden Musings, Garden Visits

Written by Josh McCullough This is the second in a series of posts by Joshua McCullough, the creator of PhytoPhoto, a specialist collection of expertly identified botanical, horticultural and environmental photos; images supplied to a wide variety of print mediums.  Josh has been a judge for Picture This Photo Contest on multiple occasions. His work[...]

Locus Flevum: A Modern Walled Dutch Garden

– Posted in: Garden Visits
Locus flavum garden in Holland -walkway-resized

It was the end of  a long day. After seeing 8 other gardens in less than 48 hours, with some long stretches of traveling time, I was ready to pack it in. Walking into a graveled courtyard with a minimalistically styled residence, an orangery with a garden shop, a narrow, rectangular pool,  surrounding light colored walls and large olive trees in sunken tubs, it was easy to imagine being[...]

The Soul of A Garden

– Posted in: Garden Visits
Haifa garden-stairway made of ceramic tile-resized

Although I’ve visited hundreds of gardens over the years, several of them more beautiful than words can express, it is rare when I leave one having experienced a kind of shiver, knowing that I have just witnessed something rare.