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Garden of Jenny Stocker

Rain had fallen like cats and dogs most of the morning, but the rain stopped when a bus, filled with garden bloggers, arrived at the garden of Jenny Stocker. We were so fortunate to experience her magnificent landscape without umbrellas. Jenny’s garden was one of the best examples of a landscape divided into garden rooms… Continue reading Garden of Jenny Stocker

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Garden of Lucinda Hutson

Fun…funky…exuberant…wild…energetic. These are all words that could describe the garden of Lucinda Hutson, but these are just words and her garden is more about a spirit, a joy-filled, larger-than-life spirit. It is the most colorful garden I have ever seen, and it is also a very personal expression of the gardener herself. It is not… Continue reading Garden of Lucinda Hutson

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Winter at Chicago Botanic Garden – A Poem

A walk through the Chicago Botanic Garden is always joyful. My latest stroll inspired a poem. If poetry is not ‘your thing’, I hope you’ll enjoy the photos. The garden is beautiful in winter! A Garden’s Beauty in Winter  It’s easy for a garden To impress and look awesome When, in summer, it’s full Of… Continue reading Winter at Chicago Botanic Garden – A Poem