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Serenity in the Garden · 1d ago

Paul Cezanne- quote on Light

“Light is a thing that cannot be reproduced, but must be represented by something else - by color.” - Paul Cezanne
Serenity in the Garden · 1w ago

Have You Heard about Cucamelons?

Have you heard about Cucamelons? Also called mouse melons?  This tiny watermelon look-alik...
Serenity in the Garden · 3W ago

The Story of the Gertrude Stein statue in Bryant Park, NYC

I once had a landscape client named Dr. Maury Leibovitz. He was an older gentleman and asked me to create a perennial garden for him in his large property in Greenwich, Ct. We had a lot of fun doing it. He enjoyed it greatly. During that time he gave...
Serenity in the Garden · 1Y ago

'Millenium' and 'Summer Beauty' Allium flowers - deer resistant!

   'Summer Beauty' Alliums  contrasted with 'Victoria Blue' Salvia in a planter- photo by ...
Serenity in the Garden · 3W ago

The Glorious Sunflower - the Fourth Sister in a Native American Garden

In one of my earlier blog posts I wrote about the Native Americans' Three Sisters Garden (...
Serenity in the Garden · 4W ago

Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea - A Great Plant!

So you want to plant a native shrub that tolerates half shade (shade in afternoon), has bi...
Serenity in the Garden · 4W ago

Serenity in the Garden - THE TALKS I GIVE

Serenity by Design Simplicity, Sanctuary & Delight In this engaging  powerpoint, I offer ...
Serenity in the Garden · 4W ago

Simple Summer Garden Memories

milk carton gardening  Do you have simple summer garden memories?  I sure do.  And I hope the kids of today will have them too.I hope they remember the simple pleasure of growing carrots in milk cartons, tomatoes in large cans or maybe hollyhocks alo...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

Intelligent Rhythm in the Garden

alliums in the garden - Jan Johnsen  The idea that we are living within a world swirling with unseen energies is not new.  The Chinese idea of Tao comes closest to what mystics, tribal peoples and modern day physicists explain as the basis of all lif...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

Pleasure in the Pathless Woods

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar:  from Childe Harold, Canto i...