Garden Transition Time-

Garden Transition Time-

We are now in one of the biggest garden transition times of the year. Summer to fall. Fall to winter. That said, I will be updating my Friday Garden Moments blog every two weeks now instead of weekly. Until spring returns, of course. As we get deeper into fall and...
Window Boxes.

Window Boxes.

Spent this week’s Friday Garden Moments on Mackinac Island, where the flowers and gardens are still beautiful and lush! The fudge is always yummy, too. I was especially floored by all the still-gorgeous window boxes, something those creative gardeners on the...
Store-Bought Posies.

Store-Bought Posies.

At this time of year, when nature’s floral bounty seems to be at a seasonal crossroad, it can be difficult to get a fresh-floral fix from your own garden. But while I am busy switching out summer offerings for hardy fall mums, I am grateful to still be able to...
Seasonal Switch.

Seasonal Switch.

It’s that time of year when my gardening thoughts suddenly turn from keeping summer plants alive and looking lush, to switching out sad, fading blooms with fresh, colorful autumn mums. While late August often takes my garden thoughts to that new wonderful season...
Lovely Lavender.

Lovely Lavender.

I’ve been waxing poetically a lot this summer about hydrangeas. Their beauty. Their dependability. Their hardiness. Their beauty as cut flowers. Their praise is well deserved. They have been my dependable go-to for floral bouquets again and again this sultry...
Country Gardens.

Country Gardens.

Today’s Friday Garden post is dedicated to all those gardeners who inspire me when I’m out cavorting with my camera. Like this shot I took last night in a public garden. Thank you for the many gifts I discovered there as the orange setting sun slowly lit up the sky....