Category: Landscape Design and Gardens

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 8

  I could see this magnolia blooming from Route 3 as I drove by Asticou Gardens today.  It beckoned me to come closer and I just had to stop in and visit with it.  I have a Star Magnolia in my garden at home,… Continue Reading “Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 8”

Thuya Garden Revisited

  “A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.”  –Gertrude Jekyll I finally took the time to return to Thuya Garden so that I could see the perennial borders… Continue Reading “Thuya Garden Revisited”

In Search of Acadia’s Public Gardens

Wherever I travel, I am drawn to seeking out public botanical gardens much like a hummingbird is attracted to Monarda or Lupinus or Aquilegia.  Just as the hummingbird gets its nourishment from these flowers, visiting gardens and walking in nature sustains me.  My love… Continue Reading “In Search of Acadia’s Public Gardens”