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Rewards of Composting in a Small Space

Rewards of Composting in a Small Space

Posted on May 27, 2012 | 0 comments

Out the kitchen door, to the right off the landing, I’ve positioned the compost bin for easy access. I’m rewarded with views of my back garden and this one of my front.  It’s a view of the front I only see from this angle so it’s a treat. Today I was rewarded by pink dianthus (cheddar pinks ‘Firewitch’) and pink...

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Dawn Pastures

Dawn Pastures

Posted on Oct 10, 2011 | 0 comments

Dew soaked pastures glow in the golden light of dawn. I savor these picturesque views as I drive back roads to my current landscape installation site. I see brown long horn cattle tucked down into the field and white horses standing up.  Makes me realize that horses must sleep standing up.  Every movie and tv images tumbles into my brain to confirm that....

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Clouds and Biophilians

Clouds and Biophilians

Posted on Aug 7, 2011 | 0 comments

Photo: Maria von Brincken copyright 2011 Sometimes clouds add an awesome dimension. Here in this landscape created by beavers, herons rear their young, while birds sing, frogs croak, and humans, if they are lucky enough to encounter this world,  rediscover wonder.  Biologist E. O. Wilson coined the word “biophilia’ to express the...

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Favorite Flower Show Image

Favorite Flower Show Image

Posted on Mar 26, 2011 | 0 comments

    I love this image and this display taken at the Boston Flower Show, March 18, the morning I managed to attend.  It shows color, form, texture from plants, sculpture, and field-stone steppers. I love the use of sculpture in this exhibit as a whole. I wish more people would go the extra step and use sculpture in their landscapes.  I often suggest it, but...

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Animal Tracks in my Snow

Animal Tracks in my Snow

Posted on Feb 27, 2011 | 0 comments

    As I wrote the headline, Shirley Temple’s voice singing “Animal Crackers in My Soup” rang in my head. Amazing. Where did that come from? Also amazing is Mark Wuredel’s photo from his Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) exhibition http://www.pem.org/exhibitions/117-imprints_photographs_by_mark_ruwedel  “Imprints: Photographs by Mark...

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