Springtime has arrived and for me that means long days and crazy busyness of transforming gardens from sometimes bare earth into glorious wonders
I love the plants that grow from seed in my garden. I raised them infancy to maturity. I know them better than those I buy already growing.
Let these heart mandalas and images remind you to keep your heart open every day of the year. As we leave February, bring the heart energy of this month into all the months and days of your year.
Yes it is that blue time of year when I miss the blossoms and greens of plants. I once had a psychic tell me I lived in Atlantis and my job was to help in the creation of new flowers that would bring healing with their beauty.
The leaves are turning and the weather is chilly. Nature provides the perfect inspiration to create and see mandalas.
These fall inspirations were created by Christine Torlina at her country home.
I was one of a group of artists asked to create a bird house that would be used in a fund raiser for the new Bird Habitat Garden in University City, Missouri. The bird garden is a collaborative effort by many environmental groups, native plant professionals, bird and plant [...]
Today I am very sad, as I have been since Monday when I learned that my cousin’s daughter had suddenly lost her life. Alesondra was a beautiful young woman who touched many lives and is one of the threads in the cloth of a close-knit family that reaches far and wide.
A friend of [...]
My dog and I go for walks in a nearby park. There are tens of thousands of trees in Forest Park, but there is only one that is my favorite. It calls to me from across the water as we cross the bridge to get nearer. I imagine the [...]
It is winter and I need to find Flower Love somewhere. Flower Love is when your heart opens and you feel faint simply from seeing something so beautiful that you surrender into a state of awe. During all but four months of the year, I simply step into my garden for this experience. [...]
The white garden at Sissinghurst Castle is in the most visited garden in England.Created by writer, gardener and lover of Virginia Wolff, Vita Sackville-West and her husband designed garden “rooms” in the ruins of their home at Sissinghurst Castle. The white garden [...]
I visited Monet’s garden at Giverny in the fall. I also visited the large waterlily pond paintings in the Paris museum designed by Monet to display them. Seeing both was the most powerful art and garden experience I ever had.
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