It’s been a while since I’ve talked about other gardens. But I was so inspired by a recent trip to Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, I couldn’t help but share a few thoughts. Located in New Hope, Pennsylvania, the preserve serves to educate, conserve, and steward native plants. While I had been aware of Bowman’s Hill […]
Paris has many beautiful parks and gardens. A couple of years ago, we took a week in May to visit Paris and London. No trip would be complete without outdoor time — which often includes a park, arboretum or garden. On this trip, we took a Metro ride to the 19th arondissement, to the Parc […]
Where the sea meets the sky – British Columbia. Its unique climate make it one of the most garden-friendly places on earth. Here, some photos from the garden on “the hill” in Vancouver, Queen Elizabeth Park. Also worth (repeat) visits: VanDusen and Butchart (the latter is in Victoria). Another site you might want to check out […]
The gardens of Helsinki, Finland, from a visit in August 2005. This is a view of the greenhouses at the botanic garden at the University of Helsinki.