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Arbor with Virginia creeper turning red in fall and purple chairs

After the tour

After last Saturday’s garden tour, I find myself in a reflective mood. You had questions. I’ve got answers. I couldn’t get to all of you on tour day so I’ll address some things here. I also heard some people didn’t get to visit. It was a great tour. I’m...

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Symphyotrichum laeve 'Bluebird' with a small bee.

Prepping for an Oklahoma garden tour

The Oklahoma Horticultural Society holds a garden tour each fall showcasing Oklahoma gardens in various parts of Oklahoma City, or its surrounding suburbs. The ticket price goes to scholarships for horticulture students at universities throughout the state. You can buy tickets for $15.00 the day of the tour at...

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Butchart Gardens

Last summer, while in Seattle, Bill, the kids and I visited Victoria on Vancouver Island and Butchart Gardens. I was told I should visit, so I did, and I dragged ASW and Bear along. Poor things. This may make me very unpopular, but while I walked Butchart, I kept...

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