FRIDAY FLOWERS: IN THE GARDEN NOW

It’s mid-summer and the garden is flourishing. Despite the extreme heat and drought, my flowers are doing just fine. And the butterflies are happy! For those of you who received this post in your email: I am having problems with the email delivery, thus a day late. Not sure when it will be resolved, so […]

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FRIDAY FLOWERS: GARDENING NECESSITIES

There are SO many choices on the market when searching for garden tools and accessories. Just when you think you have seen all the options for a particular item…wham…a new one comes along! A Garden Hose I’ve done a lot of research on garden hoses. Several years ago I did two posts all about this […]

FRIDAY FLOWERS: ELEMENTS OF ENGLISH GARDEN DESIGN

Since this is Friday Flowers day I thought I would show you two unique elements of several of the gardens we saw. The first is the use of small, delicate..but hardy..flowers and vines on stone steps. As Andrew, our tour leader, said several times: these are “redundant ecclisiastical stone.”  Perfect! Of course the steps themselves […]