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Charleston in Early Spring

March 15, 2018

It was a glorious sunny day in Charleston last  week but unseasonably cool and breezy. Nonetheless, it was dreamy being back in this southern town with its sherbert- colored houses.…

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Inspiring Garden Design: Italian Sensibilities in Huntsville, Alabama

March 8, 2018

As a garden aficionado, nothing gives me greater pleasure, nor inspires more anticipation, than visiting a new green paradise. And when you are very, very lucky you may be rewarded…

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Chasing Away the Winter Doldrums

March 1, 2018

Waking on a gray, rainy day two weeks ago, I found myself yearning for a pick-up. Little did I know that a surprise was awaiting me on my sun porch…a…

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Come Along, I’m Heading South for my Lecture Series

February 22, 2018

Next week I head South for the beginning of my spring lecture series and book signing at the Huntsville Museum of Art. I cannot wait! This wonderful group, under the…

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Inspiring Garden Design: Ideas to Borrrow from a Parisian Garden

February 15, 2018

I love the fact that garden design inspiration can come from the most unexpected places. For this garden aficionado, one of the highlights of my late September trip to Paris…

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Inspiring Garden Design: 7 Key Points for Creating Garden Rooms

February 8, 2018

When invited to speak in New Orleans at a garden club fundraiser, I was  asked specifically to talk about the ins and outs of creating my own garden.  But, of…

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