Category Archives: Garden Design

Ancient Weeds Don’t Give Up Easily

Print PDFDino food is still with us Out, Out Damned Horsetail This weekend I visited a wonderful older garden with a magnificent berm overlooking Puget Sound. It was good to have such a satisfying vista to admire because looking at … Continue reading

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Garden Valentines

Print PDFLittle birds embroidering the snow Gardens As Living Love Today, snow lies deep around our snug little home and the neighborhood gardens are transformed into soft humps and curves. There’s enough snow to keep most people indoors, and without … Continue reading

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How To Nurture Hummingbirds

Print PDFYoung artist’s view of beautiful birds Hummingbird Happiness Like most people, we have had very quiet holidays, which turn out to suit us surprisingly well. On Friday morning my brother and I companionably texted back and forth, exchanging images … Continue reading

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Pumpkins Galore

Print PDFPie In The Sky By and By Halloween Leftovers Though Halloween was certainly quieter this year, with no happy gangs of children trick or treating, lots of folks went over the top with decorating, lighting up the early dusk … Continue reading

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