Adding New Light to the Garden

August 21, 2014 | 14 comments

I think you’d agree that there is nothing like spending an evening on the patio sipping a glass of wine by the glow of soft twinkling lights.


When I was setting up our patio this spring I knew I wanted to add more warm lighting to our outdoor space.


And I was going to do it with three of these faded, rusted and ugly lanterns!… Continue Reading...

Greetings from the Garden

August 11, 2014 | 12 comments



The giant phlox (phlox paniculata) is fading, but I got a last few cut for this arrangement. They are planted right outside my back door, hiding the AC unit, and their fragrance is wonderful!  One of my favourite flowers is Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia) – love the contrast of colours.  … Continue Reading...