Annuals · Container Gardening · Garden Planning

Plan Summer Containers with AAS Award-Winning Flowers

I don’t know about you, but I am already planning my spring and summer containers. I first look through photos of previous containers noting favorite combinations. Next I peruse garden magazines, plant catalogs, newsletters from favorite garden centers, anything that might inspire new ideas. One authority I always turn to is All-America Selections. Independent judges… Continue reading Plan Summer Containers with AAS Award-Winning Flowers

Annuals · Birds in the Garden · Bulbs · Container Gardening · Garden Design · Garden Musings · Garden Planning · Perennials · Shrubs · Trees · Vegetable Gardening

Looking Back at the Season

I recently took a little time to review the past growing season while it was still fresh in my mind. I organized plant labels, seed packets, and notes; looked through photographs; and read entries in my garden journal. In January and February, I grew several varieties of amaryllis. They provided magnificent blooms for this winter… Continue reading Looking Back at the Season

Annuals · Birds in the Garden · Bulbs · Container Gardening · Garden Musings · Growing Fruit · Perennials · Shrubs · Trees · Vegetable Gardening · Wildlife in the Garden

Thankful for the Garden

With Thanksgiving just a couple days away, I am counting my blessings. Family and friends top my list of things for which I am most thankful, but my garden follows close behind. I took a few moments to remember the past year in the garden and sum it up in a letter of thankfulness. Dearest… Continue reading Thankful for the Garden

Annuals · Container Gardening · Garden Design · Garden Musings · Perennials · Shrubs · Trees

Talk a walk through a few Atlanta private gardens.

Whenever my spirits need lifting, I head to the garden. Thoughts become clearer, perspective is restored, priorities are realigned. I thought this was a perfect time to share some of my favorite photos of a recent tour of several Atlanta private gardens. Enjoy! If you are feeling disappointed, frustrated or angry, spend some time in… Continue reading Talk a walk through a few Atlanta private gardens.

Annuals · Container Gardening · Garden Musings · Perennials · Shrubs · Trees

Take a walk through the November garden with me.

Even though the flowers are fading in my landscape, color abounds. Take a walk with me through my gardens in November. Fall foliage, in all the shades of autumn, are on display. While flashy foliage is the main attraction throughout the landscape, there are some flowers that have yet to receive the news it is… Continue reading Take a walk through the November garden with me.