Posts Tagged ‘nature’

Emily Dickinson’s Gardens & Poetry

Emily Dickinson’s Gardens & Poetry

I recently visited the new Emily Dickinson’s Garden exhibit at the New York Botanical Gardens and was completely captivated by how she wove her love of gardening into her poetry. Each of these talents — gardening and writing — clearly inspired the other and the New York Botanical Garden did a beautiful job of making […]


Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink

The variety of pinks that are emerging in my garden this week are magnificent.  From the soft cashmere of the Rhododendrons … to the vibrant carpets of Alyssums … to the bold faces of Sweet Williams, the pinks are on parade. Whether it’s sophisticated and subtle or loud and playful, the full spectrum of pinks in […]


Honeysuckle Inspiration

Honeysuckle Inspiration

Sometimes there’s no need to look further than your garden for color combinations that truly inspire.  Leave it to nature to mix palettes up in interesting and unexpected ways.  Honeysuckle, for instance. The very audacity of combining pink and orange!  Aren’t those colors supposed to clash?  But seen in the context of the lovely flowering […]