Category Archive: Garden Talent

A Visit to Piet Oudolf’s garden in Hummelo

Posted by on September 27, 2015

Piet Oudolf

Several friends on our tour asked if I started a piece on Piet Oudolf. No, I replied, “I’ve written other several stories during the trip, but I’m waiting to do a story about Hummelo when I have a chance to savor the piece.” At this moment, I’m in seat 27D, on my return American Airlines […]

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, September 7, 2015 Labor Day

Posted by on September 7, 2015

Southern Living Helen Yoest

THE DAY Three 12-hour days. Once I did the majors of the five-week reno, it was time to begin the minors, including the sod. THE RAIN Monday, 0.6 inches. Thankful. Saturday, 0.25. Grateful. THE DEEDS Since it’s Labor Day, you may still be in the garden. I know I am. I’m back on a regular […]

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, August 31, 2015

Posted by on August 31, 2015

Ivor Mace

THE DAY Lower 80s but with an autumn feel. Over cast. My last week dedicated to the reno. THE RAIN Zippo. THE DEEDS On September 1st, I’m starting a couple of new work projects that will take me through mid January. With all my other assignments, this will keep me busier than ever.  This has been […]

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, August 17, 2015

Posted by on August 17, 2015

The English Garden at Wellfield Botanic Garden

THE WEEK Cool, overcast weather. It felt like October. 😉 THE RAIN We had a house-sitter, so I was could be informed of the rain. Monday 0.75 inches THE DEEDS Not much gardening this week since we were visiting family in Indiana. I did manage to visit a stellar botanic garden, Wellfield Botanic Garden in […]

Dutch Wave—don’t get hung up on labels

Posted by on August 15, 2015

Dutch Wave tour

I must start by saying, I’m going on a media tour to the Netherlands and Germany lead by the lovely and talented Carolyn Mullet of CarexTours. Carolyn and I met at the 2012 Garden Bloggers Fling in Asheville, NC. I remember our meeting and found I was listening to her design perspective. Fling is a great way […]