Garden Visits

My Mother’s Garden

My mother always seems to have a lot more things blooming in her garden at any given moment than I do. Recently I spent an afternoon gardening with her in northwestern Connecticut, just about 30 miles north of where I …

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Flower Show Highlights

We reported on our visits to the Philadelphia Flower Show, San Francisco Flower & Garden Show and Ball Horticultural Spring Trials in the spring 2012 issue of Gardeners On the Go!. Here are some more images and info:

Preserving Gardens

Horticulture’s January/February 2012 issue, which focuses on public gardens and all they have to offer, includes a feature on 10 gardens that have opened to the public in the past 10 years. The Garden Conservancy helped many of those gardens …

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WTC Garden Legacy

I love visiting Battery Park City in New York in any season. Here’s a sampling of the gardens you will see if you walk through this extraordinary 36-acre open space district.

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Wegerzyn Gardens, A Photo Tour

Wegerzyn Gardens is a great garden trekking destination.  After spending the better part of the day exploring the gardens, dodging a thunderstorm and simply enjoying the beauty of the flowers, I had far more photos to share than would fit …

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Spreading the Joy

Joy Creek Nursery is all about people, plants, and a strong sense of place. Knowledgeable and friendly nursery employees welcome customers with a map of the site, a current catalog, a clipboard, and an exhortation to have fun exploring the six acres of gardens, trial beds, and retail offerings…

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