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Happy Solstice, One and All

Happy Solstice, One and All

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 | 1 comment

Inside: Orchids in blush, white, and deep mauve, white Paper-white narcissus, red amaryllis, cream hellebore, ribbons, bows, bright reflective baubles, fragrant white and pink lilies adorn different rooms. And outside: pictured below a container filled with needled conifer with Daphne, rhododendron & winter-berries I see everytime I enter the sun room....

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Solstice Sky–A New England Winter Vision

Solstice Sky–A New England Winter Vision

Posted on Jan 3, 2012 | 0 comments

Inspired, I snapped this enchantingly beautiful sky. Conversing with a friend in the Historic Town Center in Sudbury, Massachusetts I happened to look up and out, and was stopped in my tracks by the sky’s stunning beauty. New England offers such beautiful skies. Especially, I love the crisp and brilliantly clear night skies at this time of year. And,...

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this Hellebore thinks It’s England, not NEW England

this Hellebore thinks It’s England, not NEW England

Posted on Dec 24, 2011 | 0 comments

Winter Solstice Day I noticed this hellebore in my front garden. But it felt more like a discovery as it’s ¬†fully budded and this in not England where they bloom at this time of year. Because it was such an unusually warm day–50 degrees to start the day–I took the opportunity to cut back my large ornamental grass that was under a snow...

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Pretty in Pink–Gardens Move Indoors

Pretty in Pink–Gardens Move Indoors

Posted on Dec 16, 2011 | 0 comments

Mid-December in New England our landscapes and gardens are more about form, structure, and texture than flowers. We can still create delight in our winter landscapes but no flowers. The plants that summered on the shady patio and then were moved indoors in mid- September to avoid the first hard frost to a holding area (just the other side of the glass...

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