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Amazing Manito Park and Duncan Garden

Amazing Manito Park and Duncan Garden

Amazing Manito Park and Botanical Gardens We love to travel in the summer months, and during our visit to the state of Washington, one of the best afternoons was spent in Manito Park.  Manito Park is truly an experience not to be missed!  Spokane, Washington, is home...
Growing marigolds in your garden

Growing marigolds in your garden

Growing up with marigolds Marigolds – every garden’s friend!    White, yellow, orange, large and small – Marigolds are found in gardens throughout the world.  Marigolds come from the sunflower family, genus Tagetes, and are known as a hardy,...
Growing Peonies

Growing Peonies

The peonies are blooming! When I was a child, my aunt planted peonies in the new flower garden my parents were designing.  Each year they were spectacular – providing incredible pink, white, and crimson flowers for several weeks in the spring.  I learned from my...
Pansy Gardens

Pansy Gardens

Earlier today, I was walking in downtown Concord, MA, when I happened upon a number of lovely pansy container arrangements.  Usually I don’t think much about pansies, but these were so colorful I just had to take a moment to snap a few photos with my phone....