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Aah, fragrance!

Aah, fragrance! That elusive, evocative, and deeply personal quality of flowers that is so often unexplored in most gardens. Right now, in high summer, my garden is offering up an olfactory buffet. Coming home after dinner with an old friend from my undergrad days, we were stopped mid-conversation with the […]

3000 words

Since a picture is worth a thousand words… A few pictures of my garden from earlier this year:Bottom center are a couple of my potted citrus trees, Oroblanco grapefruit and Moro blood orange. Right behind them are three of my potted figs. All of them have fruit now and it’s […]

The Last Passion

For those stopping by to read about a tragic romance – my apologies. Here, I am placing my bets on some very fruitful passion next year! Recently, I made a solemn promise to myself and everyone I know who cares (and some who don’t) about my garden, that I would […]

Scents and Sensibility

Those who know me would agree that launching my blog with a Jane Austen pun is especially apt; for years I have lusted after old English country houses with their sprawling gardens and intricate histories. The house and the history are (sadly) unlikely; but, a garden I will grow. This […]