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I have some red cabbage that has over wintered in my garden from the fall;

At this point too bitter to eat but I did not want to waste it– I seem to have recalled a red cabbage pickled dish my Oma (grandmother in German) would make. 400 more words

Join us in Paradise - Kate's Frey's Open Garden!

Don’t miss a fantastic opportunity to visit an incredible garden! Our beloved friend, the fabulous and outrageously talented designer Kate Frey and her master builder husband, Ben, will open their vibrant and life-filled garden in Hopland (inland Mendocino County on Hwy 101) for a workshop and tour on June 17.   718 more words

The Keukenhof Gardens#1

Tulips amidst a Sea of Muscari outside the Juliana Pavilion

The Keukenhof Gardens are described as “the most beautiful spring garden in the world.” I would have to agree after visiting them for the first time two weeks ago. 629 more words


Rainy Springs Make for Gorgeous Gardens - Go Look at Them!

It’s been an early and somewhat wet spring and while the flooding that’s come from some of the all-day downpours have been problematic, the rain has nevertheless been good for local gardens. 538 more words

Piedmont Gardener

Snake's head Fritillaries

Fritillaria meleagris is one of my favourite all-time plants. 

I think it’s because the Snake’s head Fritillary is essentially a rare wildflower of damp meadows and holds that same romantic fascination for me as orchids – although it has become more common in garden centres over the past few years. 105 more words

Flower Photography

Wood Anemone

This dainty purple anemone was all on its own in one of the wooded areas of East Bergholt Place Garden ( Place for Plants) and  20 more words

Flower Photography