On The Hunt

On The Hunt

Tis the season for hunting down your new favorite plants! I read a lot and communicate with people all over the world about plants and each year I usually find one I’ve been obsessed about finding. Many times they are plants I’ve killed and want to try again....
Inspiration

Inspiration

The sky was beautiful last night.   First raspberry, changing into soft orange then fire red.   I just wait, keep waiting…  Bruised purple with dark gray tips.  February is not usually this kind to us.  As I look at the beautiful sky I think about the garden.  I...
Bellevue Botanical Garden D’lights

Bellevue Botanical Garden D’lights

With the family in town we headed over to the Bellevue Botanical Garden’s annual Christmas light display D’Lights.  The lights were really quite impressive with many critters and fun things to spot.  There is still time to go see the lights until January...
Fall into Spring

Fall into Spring

Remember the blog post from this past spring when I visited the tulip fields in Mt Vernon?   They had the most spectacular display gardens, I took lots of pictures, you can read about it HERE.  Now is the time to order.     September through December you can pick...
Community Garden – Oregon

Community Garden – Oregon

I’m not sure if this should be a ‘Traveling Plantswoman” post or not. I was traveling with my sister and her friend and I don’t usually visit many gardens when I travel with other folks. We normally focus hiking, golfing, and hot tubbig so as...
Community Garden: Albany Park

Community Garden: Albany Park

We found out a few months ago that the college my husband attends has a community garden! Due to the transient nature of the college the garden goes through cycles of tended and not. It just so happens that a few friends of ours were interested in tending the garden...