December Daily Wreath: To New Beginnings!

This wreath is so colorful and festive that I just had to post it on New Year's Eve! Here's to mud in your eye if you are a gardener!  And if not, well then simply cheers!  Cheers to new beginnings wherever you decide to start them but most definitely in the garden! Many thanks to …

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December Daily Wreath: Texture

The feathery outline and texture drew my attention from the street. Texture is such an important element of a good design, especially in gardening. Do you think of texture first-hand or off-hand when considering something to buy or create?

Free Contentment Offered at Public Gardens Today

Go on, cancel your morning....bag your lunch meeting....or change your afternoon plans and get to a public garden. Today is the one day this year you can stroll amongst a treasured public garden of your liking for FREE! Today is National Public Gardens day! A beautiful Spring day is made into a GREAT Spring day …

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Field Trip to The New Madeline George Design Nursery

At last - after 10 years of designing beautiful gardens and outdoor living spaces in the greater Boise area, Kecia and David Carlson, have opened their own garden design nursery - Madeline George Design Nursery.   The gal and guy behind the Treasure Valley's newest nursery are now sharing their ideas and creativity with the public through …

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For the Love of Lilies

Oriental lilies are a must-have in my garden.  Visually, they are foot traffic stoppers and they burn their fragrance lamps from the time the first blossom opens until the last petal falls. Lilies bid 'good morning', 'good day', and  'good evening' like no other...Their lovely sweet scent lightly covers the entire garden in late July …

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