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Marsala Colors my Day

Marsala Colors my Day

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 | 2 comments

Aren’t these peonies luscious? The burgundy wine pink Marsala, Pantone’s 2015 color pick, is embodied in these peony selections. These yummy visions are from “Peony’s Envy” collection. I can envision them growing in my garden and enlivening my vases. I need such feast for the eyes and soul this freezing Mid-January day. The wind chill factor creates...

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Revisiting Alan Chadwick’s Organic Garden

Revisiting Alan Chadwick’s Organic Garden

Posted on Feb 26, 2014 | 1 comment

Last year (2013) Paul A. Lee published There is A Garden in the Mind: a Memoir of Alan Chadwick and the Organic Movement in California. Paul inspired me to join that movement and I apprenticed with Alan Chadwick in the Student Garden at UCSC way back when.  For more about Chadwick, visit the website Alan Chadwick, A Gardener of Soul’s ...

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UCSC Student Garden, Alan Chadwick, the Organic Farm Movement and Me!

UCSC Student Garden, Alan Chadwick, the Organic Farm Movement and Me!

Posted on Mar 30, 2009 | 15 comments

tour-chadwick-garden-may-07 Alan Chadwick with Students–That’s Me Hidden Behind the Two Girls Dawn’s light and shadow found me hunting for the place I remembered — one of wonder and inspiration—UCSC’s Student Garden. As an apprentice there I received a different kind of education, a corollary experience to my enrolled courses. Both...

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