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Enjoying My Winter View

Enjoying My Winter View

Posted on Jan 8, 2012 | 0 comments

I snapped this photo on New Year’s Day–Just before I took down the Christmas tree.  I so enjoyed the view of the tree, the deck containers filled with winter greens, and the forest landscape beyond. I also like the way the railing pickets’ shadows and the lower containers’ foliage create patterns on the deck. And then there’s...

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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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Boston Flower Show

Boston Flower Show

Posted on Mar 21, 2011 | 0 comments

Thoroughly enjoyed my morning at the Boston Flower Show, so much lovely color to our winter starved eyes. Okay, I’m talking color and tons of flowers, yet the image I chose displays huge stones and plantings to create a wonderful garden room. Note the suggested walls, windows, and floor. And this landscape’s got a little of everything– a...

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Ochids & Witch Hazel-Two different Winter Flowering Plants

Ochids & Witch Hazel-Two different Winter Flowering Plants

Posted on Mar 12, 2011 | 0 comments

    An unlikely combination, but the welcoming cheer of early blooming Witch Hazel ‘Arnold’s Promise’ greets me outside, while the white orchids inside provide a note of grace. Note that the green leaves of the broad-leaf evergreen Rhododendron provides contrast so I can “see” the wonderful yellow flowers of the Hamamelis. In...

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