Category Archives: winter

Ice in the Garden

We had our first significant snow of the season yesterday.  It turned into rain last night and covered everything with a thin coat of ice.  I’m torn between the beauty of it and the knowledge that some of my boxwoods … Read more

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Garden Designers Roundtable: Winter Inspiration

I’m totally obsessed with winter gardens.  The thing is though, by spring, just like everyone else I get caught up in the sexier spring and summer seasons and completely forget to plant for winter.  This year I’m going to try … Read more

LABELS: Gardens, Heptacodium miconiodes, inspiration, Landscape Design, winter 16 Comments

Monday 46 | A Year of Mondays

Snow.  Too much to go out into the garden where the drifts are well over three feet.  My boots aren’t that tall!  The photo was taken from the warmth inside to the garden through the bathroom window screen.

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In my Reader…a winter list

As a landscape designer in the northeast United States, winter is a relief.  I can read for pleasure without feeling the nagging sense that I should be doing something else.  Here are some of the books I want to read … Read more

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Monday 44 | A Year of Mondays

It’s grey.  It’s damp.  It’s winter.   It’s challenging to find something interesting going on.  I’ve hit a wall of mostly sticks and stones.  I suppose that’s fine since there’s so much going on at this time of the year outside … Read more

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Monday 43 | A Year of Mondays

The colors of winter.  It’s gotten very cold and except for some oaks, there are no leaves clinging to their branches.  It’s a time of texture in the garden.  A quick trip in and out tells the story most days.

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