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Miniature Gardens

Miniature gardens are a little girl’s dream (not that I’m a little girl, but still). They hold the sweetest little flowers, and the tiniest treasures. The best thing about them is that you can put them into almost anything! 254 more words

Flowers in the Garden

The more I visit the University of Idaho Arboretum and Botanical Garden the more I love it.  Flowers are blooming and bees are buzzing.  The place is a hub of activity and I enjoy getting out as often as possible to photograph it.   73 more words


The Taking of Palmyra by ISIS and My Peonies: Taking Back the World, One Garden at a Time

Yesterday (Friday)  it was all over the news.  ISIS had captured Palmyra, an oasis in the Syrian desert.  Visiting my son in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn on Saturday for a post-Mother’s Day celebration, I asked him to describe Palmyra to me; he had visited there several years ago just before the outbreak of the Arab Spring revolutions.   979 more words

Long Green Rows

The Alliums (garlic, onions, shallots, and chives) are looking good although I was worried that the weather, which was sometimes too cold, might not be helpful. 50 more words