The Glorious Roses this Summer

The Glorious Roses this Summer. “It’s too big to describe” is my answer when asked why the rose and the peony are  my favorite flowers.   What possibly can I contribute to the lore of the rose? Only the personal, I suppose. In all the years of gardening at Weatherstone the … Continue reading

Sharing the Floral Explosion of an Extraordinary Spring

Sharing the Floral Explosion of an Extraordinary Spring   I know I have shared many images of this year’s spring garden, but I’m going to show you some more, simply because this spring has been one of the most dazzling we have had in northwestern Connecticut. I sent you tulips, but … Continue reading

The Many Beautiful Colors of Spring Create Endless Inspiration

  One of my favorite spring combinations is purple, lilac and light green and when the flowers are ready, it is time for entertaining. My love of this combo was inspired by a birthday cake my grandmother would make for me every year in May. The cake was  always decorated … Continue reading

Spring – a Time of Renewal and Learning

At this time every year, I marvel at new beginnings, and never cease to be amazed at how Mother Nature turns it out, right on cue when we most need inspiration and uplifting after a long winter (at least in my parts.) Spring to me is both about external renewal in … Continue reading