Garden Tour – Longwood Gardens, DE

With Google and Pinterest, I’m able to search for millions of answers to my gardening questions, help identify plants, and discover new ideas and inspiration for building my dream garden. Being a bit old school, I still enjoy reading hard-copy (not ebooks) self-help gardening books, too. Especially, books chocked full … Continue Reading →

Garden Tour – Manhattan Beach, CA

My sis lives in beautiful Manhattan Beach, CA – home to Hollywood movie stars AND gorgeous xeriscaping and succulent gardens which are perfect for water conservation since CA is currently experiencing a severe drought. I love visiting her and walking her sweet dog on The Strand by the Pacific Ocean. … Continue Reading →

Gathering of Gardeners

Spring 2015 begins 5th season growing season of my backyard’s transformation and I’ve recently been told it’s starting to look Zen or Japanese. So many people have helped me along the way to gain the confidence and skills to create my little 1/2 acre garden sanctuary.  I’ve met some truly … Continue Reading →

Garden Tour – Jenkins Arboretum, PA

One of the first garden tours I took after moving to PA was to Jenkins Arboretum. It’s one of the few arboretums open free to the public 365 days a year from 8 am to sunset. Jenkins offers a variety of educational classes, tours, seminars, art exhibits, guest speakers, and annual … Continue Reading →