2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.
February 10, 2021 – 11:39 pm | Comments Off on 2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.

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By Brenda Ryan for LawnStarter
What says romance better than a dozen roses? How about thousands of roses, along with lilies, tulips, philodendrons, and every other flower you can imagine.
You …

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London-Designed Faux Green Walls
January 3, 2022 – 10:16 pm | Comments Off on London-Designed Faux Green Walls
London-Designed Faux Green Walls

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UpScapers is breaking worldwide distribution records here in the US with the launch of Vistafolia. Vistafolia, a high-end uber-realistic faux green wall system designed by London-based horticulturist Paul Alder. Alder, …

It’s Lilac Time in Lombard
May 7, 2021 – 10:15 pm | Comments Off on It’s Lilac Time in Lombard
It’s Lilac Time in Lombard

Lilac Time is well underway in Lombard, Illinois. It opened May 1, 2021, in the Chicago suburb, and continues through May 16, 2021, in Lilacia Park, 150 South Park Avenue, Lombard.
Lilacia Park tours are given …

2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.
February 10, 2021 – 11:39 pm | Comments Off on 2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.
2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Brenda Ryan for LawnStarter
What says romance better than a dozen roses? How about thousands of roses, along with lilies, tulips, philodendrons, and every other flower you can imagine.
You …

Merry Christmas One and All
December 25, 2017 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Merry Christmas One and All
Merry Christmas One and All

And, as Scrooge observed in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and …

“One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”
September 6, 2017 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on “One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”
“One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”

Eudora Alice Welty was an American short story writer and novelist who wrote about the American South. (Her novel, The Optimist’s Daughter, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973). Did you know she was also an …

Today’s Post is a Public Service Announcement
March 17, 2017 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Today’s Post is a Public Service Announcement
Today’s Post is a Public Service Announcement

It’s St. Patrick’s Day.
The symbol of St. Patrick’s Day is the shamrock, because the missionary famously used the three-leaf clover as a metaphor for the Trinity.
The shamrock has three lobes, like the image, left. It …