HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

This should probably be called a “Gift Guide for Gardeners” because, as you can imagine, I zero in on all things garden related. I’ve found all sorts of distinctive and, while not really unusual, they ARE off-the-beaten-track kind of items. First of all let’s focus on some new garden books. Do you know Monty Don?  […]

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AN AUTUMN WREATH: LET’S GO SHOPPING

While I am not a fan of decorating my house with autumn decor,  I do have autumn flowers around (surprise, surprise!) and maybe, just maybe, a few white pumpkins. But that is the extent of it. However, there is something appealing about an autumn wreath. When done well they can be lovely; but let’s try […]

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FRIDAY FLOWERS: READYING THE GARDEN FOR WINTER

It’s mid-October and time to think about cleaning up your garden! With the unusually warm weather that many of us have been experiencing, it may be hard to think about putting the garden to bed for the winter. But we all know it must be done! So I’ve made a mini-checklist for you of autumn […]