The Boston Flower & Garden Show 2016

I was able to spend 4 leisurely hours at the Boston Flower & Garden Show (theme: “Nurtured by Nature”) this year — 1.5 in the morning,

Sinuous Southern Life

“That sinuous southern life, that oblique and slow and complicated old beauty, that warm thick air and blood warm sea, that place of mists and

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens is developing into a sizable, interesting place to visit, about 20 minutes’ drive from historic Savannah. Before Christmas, I posted some

Separating Worlds

‘Forests have secrets,’ he said gently. ‘It’s practically what they’re for. To hide things. To separate one world from another.’ —  Catherynne M. Valente, from

What’s in Bloom Here Now – December 2015

Blooms? Bwahaha! It’s mid-December in northern New England. It’s fun looking at other people’s actual flower blooms, but although we don’t have any snow cover

The Fire of the Frost

It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter

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