Thursday, May 21, 2015


Shortly after admitting himself to an asylum, Vincent van Gogh painted Irises. 
This work and the sum of its parts, the inflorescence, falls and beards
became the most expensive painting ever sold in 1987.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Up close - the grouping of flowerlets 
ready to bloom on a viburnum.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Road Trip

In the heartland, an orchard discovered  
around the Golden Horseshoe.

Photographer, Gail Garaughty.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Good Cheer!

A Garden chock-a-block with spring bulbs
is GOOD reason to break out your happy dance.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Trends for the Garden 2015

ONE  Edible gardens weave into outdoor living spaces    TWO   Naturalistic design elements cross-pollinate with formal elements   THREE  Subdued colour palettes with dominant Earth tones trending   FOUR  The covered pergola returns-extending the season outdoors

 Read more about the hot trends from Garden Design Magazine.