The Color of Leaves

A message to leaves: It’s not easy being green…when purple, gold, and lime are so much flashier.


Halcyon Garden Tour

A stroll through the Halcyon Garden on an early-April morning Come in the side gate, up a flagstone path that passes through a redbud and Japanese maple grove, and pass through a rusty metal arch covered with climbing hydrangea: Follow the flagstones as they curve left around the deck towards a circular brick patio. You’ll…

Guest Blogger: “The Optimist” (aka Faye Green)

                                                                     The Optimist’s Garden Autumn Clean-up   It’s autumn in the garden, so I’m done.  Right?  Wrong.  It’s time to put the garden to bed and prepare for spring.  If winter ever comes, that is. . .               It’s tempting to look at the ruin in October and November with arms akimbo,…