I will be the first to admit it (but I’m not alone!) that I’ve become a slave to my gardens. For years I added gardens to the landscape. There was always room for just one more plant, right? But I started noticing the joy I used to feel when puttering in my gardens had started[...]
“I’m delighted to introduce my colleague and friend, Debra Prinzing, as a Guest Contributor. Debra is the force behind educating American consumers about the importance of purchasing cut flowers from American flower growers. Through her Slow Flowers directory and pod cast, she is helping American flower growers survive and thrive, while at the same time,[...]
Today is my birthday. Unexpectedly, I am celebrating it in Philadelphia. Allowing myself to sink into the beauty of nature and the season of harvest is one of many reasons that I’m extremely grateful on this 1st day of November.
After spending the past 5 years in Tel Aviv, several months ago my instincts told me that it was time to return to my hometown of Philadelphia this spring. I wasn’t quite sure why but over time it became clear that my inner motivation for going was a deep desire for planning a community garden.[...]
We are always thrilled when Harry Pierik, one of our favorite Dutch garden designers, writes a guest post. His ‘Hidden City Garden’ is mesmerizing. To learn more about Harry, visit his website. Fran Sorin “Snowdrops are coming. Until now, it is a mild winter in our “Hidden City garden” Still some kinds of plants are blooming[...]