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Serenity in the Garden · 12h ago

Gift Ideas for the Gardener in Your Life

Tuff Guard Hose wreath It is that time of year and you want to give wonderful, heart warming gifts to your garden lover friends. You want to find unusual and touching presents that acknowled...
Serenity in the Garden · 2d ago

Speaking with Earth Spirits in a November Garden

"While my gardens, admittedly neglected this summer, have morphed mainly to daisy-yellows and a plethora of pink malvas, the flowers from my friend Sharon's garden in Watertown, Massachusetts still flourish. But you should know that Sharon speaks wit...
Serenity in the Garden · 2W ago

Norm Magnusson - Artist in Nature

Artist Norm Magnusson lives near Woodstock, New York.   Yes, that Woodstock...Magnusson (see his website, Funism) is an artist that uses all media to get his ideas across.(Zig Zag Leaves - Norm Magnusson)In his 'Decorating Nature' series of art photo...
Serenity in the Garden · 3W ago

The Blaze - Halloween Festival in Croton on Hudson, NY

Its Halloween!...and you plan to carve the Jack O'Lantern TONIGHT...triangle eyes, triangl...
Serenity in the Garden · 3W ago

Guidelines for the Size of Your Outdoor Lantern

Hinkley Lighting - Harbor LightsOutdoor light illuminates and silently leads us on.I just had a discussion with a lovely friend about the lanterns by her front door. She is replacing them an...
Serenity in the Garden · 3W ago

The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand - a new film

Beatrix Farrand, 'Landscape Gardener' and designer, left her mark on many landscapes aroun...
Serenity in the Garden · 4W ago

Drumstick Allium - Plant Now

I must admit I first discovered Drumstick Allium when I could not find any other allium bulb to buy...it was late fall and I had waited too long to buy the popular Globemaster Alliums...What to DO? I bought the Drumsticks and was thrilled at the resu...
Serenity in the Garden · 4W ago

CHIHULY NIGHTS at New York Botanical Garden - Spectacular! Last few days

ALERT!   Only 7 more days until the  fabulous Dale Chihuly exhibit at NY Botanical Garden ...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

Purple is Becoming the Most Popular Color in the World

Purple is fast becoming the most popular color in the world, surpassing the perennial favorite color, blue.Why? It vibrates at a higher frequency. The younger people are drawn to this. Natures uses purple to communicate to pollinators. They like purp...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

Christopher Alexander - A Pattern Language

illustration of Christopher Alexander's 'Positive Outdoor Space' by Matt NoiseuxOne of the books I used in my Landscape Design Studio class in Columbia University is the classic, 'A Pattern Language' Towns- Buildings- Construction by Christopher Alex...