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Autumnal Pink: Alternate Palette

Autumnal Pink: Alternate Palette

Posted on Sep 23, 2014 | 0 comments

                  Orange, vermilion, scarlet, burgundy, and yellow–they’re the colors we usually associate with the fall garden palette. We rarely think about pink.  As I walked within my garden this morning less than twelve hours from the Fall Equinox, I realized the predominant flower color is...

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A Leaf Lover’s Fall Foliage Combinations

A Leaf Lover’s Fall Foliage Combinations

Posted on Oct 12, 2013 | 0 comments

I’m loving our New England Autumn.  The leaves have been turning one by one– here and there– for weeks. Now it’s clumps of yellow, orange, and scarlet, and green gearing up to an amazing crescendo sometime soon. Here’s a few photos taken from my back garden. The garden’s fall  foliage design shows off. Enjoy. And while...

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A Slice of Heaven at Old Frog Pond Farm–Organic Apple Orchard

A Slice of Heaven at Old Frog Pond Farm–Organic Apple Orchard

Posted on Sep 26, 2013 | 2 comments

Last Saturday I got to spend some time in a heavenly spot. An orchard called the “Old Frog Pond Farm”  www.oldfrogpondfarm.com . It offers organic apples to pick. And a slice of heaven.  The day ‘s weather flickered between warm mild and cool mild—sun or cloudy– as the weather front moved this way and that. Our original apple picking destination...

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“Still Lifes”, Reflections in a North American November

“Still Lifes”, Reflections in a North American November

Posted on Nov 18, 2012 | 0 comments

Late November in North America, New England, this Sunday before Thanksgiving forms today’s perspective of this time of transition.  My days and scheduling go from the active creative process of landscape design installations and studio work to only studio work and “office chores”. That’s the category of business chores that are put off when I’m so actively...

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This Squirrel a Friend of Yours?

This Squirrel a Friend of Yours?

Posted on Dec 9, 2011 | 0 comments

This squirrel’s enjoying the rose hips offered by Rosa ‘new dawn’. I thought rose hips were eaten by the birds only. Imagine my surprise looking out my window at the rose trellis and coming eye to eye with this fellow.  By the time I got my camera out, he or she had turned but you can still see the orangish rose hip in its paws. Making...

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