“Baby I’m the Bottom, You’re the Top!”

“Baby I’m the Bottom, You’re the Top!”

Plants
In keeping with what seems to be musical themes, this week I offer a line from Cole Porter. Nothing breaks me into song faster than Cole Porter music; it’s fun, witty with highly memorable tunes. If you’ve never seen the movie, “DeLovely” with Kevin Kline, take a peak some night when you are looking for something fun to watch. The old-fashioned Cole Porter songs are performed by many modern musical artists. This is first newsletter in a series ... Read more
Going for the Gold…

Going for the Gold…

Plants Tis The Season
Last night Rob and I went into Philadelphia for the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society Award Reception, a celebration for the Green Garden contest I won. It was a proud and happy night for me and a wonderful way to salute the garden year. On a large, flatscreen TV, photos of all the winning gardens played and it was just great to see so many beautiful gardens from around the Delaware Valley.  The food was delicious and wine and beer were poured in abundance. An exceedingly ... Read more
Just so Briefly…

Just so Briefly…

All Posts Design & Garden Tips Flowers
This was published on April 10, 2014 as an email newsletter. “Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leafs a flower; But only so an hour.”   Robert Frost   Ephemerals.  Things, or in this case flowers, that are fleeting.  Short on bloom time.  Sometimes not even for a whole day. Stop now and look.  Fill your eyes. In addition to ... Read more