Margaret Roach’s Way to Garden

– Posted in: Design

I have to say that blogging has brought more surprises to my life than I ever imagined. For instance, I had long enjoyed Margaret Roach's book, A Way to Garden, and had dreamed, no, fantasized, that I might one day visit it on the Garden Conservancy's Open Days. Yeah, right. The other side of New [...]

Spring Fling: The places

– Posted in: Events

In a previous post, I told you a little about the people I met at Spring Fling, the first national meet-up of garden bloggers, held in Austin, Texas on April 5th. Here are photos of some of the places we visited, along with my thoughts and observations. (Click on any photo for a larger version.) [...]

Scenes from snowdrop heaven

– Posted in: Events, Snowdrops

Photo of Temple Nursery snowdrop courtesy Craig Cramer. All rights reserved.True to his word, Craig of Ellis Hollow did indeed visit the Temple Nursery on Open Garden Day, and took pictures. If you haven't stopped over to read his account and get a glimpse of the variety possible within the genus Galanthus, now would be [...]

Visit Snowdrop Heaven: The Temple Nursery

– Posted in: Events, Snowdrops

My main snowdrop "patch" exactly a year ago. They are not so far along this year. Click the photo for a close-upWith all my blathering on about snowdrops, I almost forgot to mention that Hitch Lyman's garden will be the Garden Conservancy's first New York state event for their 2008 Open Garden Days on April [...]

Tour Tasha Tudor’s Garden

– Posted in: Events

Perhaps you read The Secret Garden as a child, and remember this cover? Or maybe you just know that Tasha Tudor lives in Vermont and has a gorgeous garden, chronicled by Tovah Martin and photographed by Richard Brown? (Joe Eck of North Hill helped her with part of that garden; it's in the June 1989 [...]

Martha Stewart Living editors open their gardens

– Posted in: Events

If you are a fan of Martha Stewart Living magazine you might be interested to learn that editors Margaret Roach and Andrew Beckman will each be opening their gardens to the public as part of the Garden Conservancy's Open Days program. Details and directions are on the Conservancy's website. This and other garden events for [...]