Category Archives: Country Gardening

Advice, commentary and exploration

First Vase of Spring

At last, the earth is beginning to awaken here in New England and the spring bulbs are cheering us with their happy flowers. All are miniatures, so it is a small vase, my first vase of the year! The daffodil … Continue reading

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Scilla

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South Coast Botanic Garden

As I continue to pore over and process photos from my vacation, I get to relive the wonderful places and people I met along the way. One such treat was getting to meet fellow garden blogger Kris Peterson, whose Late … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Huntington Gardens

Huntington Botanical Garden in San Marino, California is one of the best gardens I have ever visited. Well-designed with a great variety of specimens, and vistas opening here and there, pleasure awaits the plant lover around every bend. At the … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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In A Vase On Monday – 5th Anniversary

Cathy at Rambling In the Garden, host of the weekly meme showcasing arrangements created from our gardens, is celebrating five years of IAVOM. Her requested theme this week is anything NOT in a vase, so I created a wreath. The vine base … Continue reading

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