There is something very reminiscent about cutting flowers for a vase, especially in the fall. Hydrandeas remind me of the bright huge flowers of my grandmother’s garden in Berkeley, CA. They amazed me as a child that so many flowers created one powerful bloom. Then I learned how to dry them by hanging them upside down… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Your Grandmother’s Garden?
Black-eyed Susan got her name because she is one tough plant! You have to be in order to live in New England after all our summers are hot & cold, dry & wet, in other words – unpredictable! But the black-eyed Susan along with daisies join the cast of amazing plants that are hardy and… Continue reading Before The Black Eye