Monthly Archives: July 2015


July 28, 2015

Thomas Keller Garden

The place: Yountville, California…where my husband and I came across this sensational and ample garden along the main road as we were walking around town after dinner one night. My guess is that this garden is an acre or maybe more and is made up of gorgeous vegetables that have been planned and cared for beautifully, along with some adorable chickens and buzzing beehives. What is also amazing a...

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July 21, 2015

Greek Cyclamen

My floral travels map needs to be updated with a European map to include London, Marlborough (UK) and Paris, along with adding the San Francisco Botanical Garden that I visited this past weekend. With that said, I’m guessing you might be thinking that I live quite the charmed life gallivanting from city to city photographing flowers. I will say that I do believe I have a wonderful life, and I f...

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July 14, 2015

Red Shirley Poppy - My Blooming Blog - Inspiring stories and photography of the beauty of flowers

In case I haven’t mentioned it…I love my perennial and cutting gardens in Vermont: they give me a chance to peruse the flowers and seeds at the local garden centers, plan each garden, play in the dirt, and watch a living painting emerge in our backyard all summer long. Then there are our wildflower gardens we planted last fall in the meadow behind our house, grown from seeds we purchased fr...

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July 07, 2015

Buffalo Eyes

I’ve had some really outstanding teachers in my lifetime, such as my second grade teacher who made me feel comfortable in a brand new elementary school. My junior high gym teacher truly helped me to believe in myself; to know that there was an athlete inside of me, and I didn’t have to be the last one picked when playing dodgeball. In high school I had a teacher who taught me the nuts and bolt...

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