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Serenity in the Garden · 2W ago

Spring Mornings

Three is nothing as delightful as a clear, crisp morning in spring...I took this at the Everett Rock Garden at NY Botanical Garden. A must-see for Garden lovers.
Serenity in the Garden · 3W ago

'Lavender Mist' Meadow Rue

From Annie's AnnualsThalictrum rochebrunianumLavender Mist Meadow RueDeer resistant perennial! This Japanese native has blue-green columbine-like foliage in spring and shoots up willowy purp...
Serenity in the Garden · 3W ago

Stonescaping - A Great Review from Bedford Magazine

Stonescaping - review by Jennifer Moore StahlkrantzI find the abundance of natural stone—the outcroppings, the ridges, the meandering walls—in our area just breathtaking.
Serenity in the Garden · 4W ago

Thomas Church and his ‘Gardens for People’

Thomas Church - Donnell Residence, Sonoma, CA 1948Thomas Church was one of the most influe...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

Luis Barragan on Serenity

"Serenity. Serenity is the great and true antidote against anguish and fear, and today, more than ever, it is the architect’s duty to make of it a permanent guest in the home, no matter how sumptuous or how humble. Throughout my work I have always st...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

Eat the Dandelions!

We all know that herbicides can harm us and the environment, so it follows that scientists are studying natural weed control methods. A team at Michigan State University recently studied the...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

The Famed Yellow Magnolias Bred in Ossining N.Y.

'Elizabeth' Magnolia Bred by Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Ossining, NY! I love yellow-flower...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

Tulip time!

I planted these 'Negrita' tulips as a companion to the pink PJM Rhodies Olga Mezitt.  Pur...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

Variegated Solomon’s Seal - Deer Resistant, Spring Bloomer in Shade

Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’Variegated Solomon’s Seal was the 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year. It is deer resistant and loves shade. It flowers in spring.It is a shady woodland gem...Variegated Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’)...
Serenity in the Garden · 2M ago

Planting Design for Dry Gardens by Olivier Filippi

Do you garden in a dry area? I love this teaching approach by Olivier Filippi.