How to deal with the gray January skies in Seattle? Explore the beautiful Arboretum where the striking colors of the winter blooming shrubs and trees will put you in a good mood.
I was overwhelmed by the beauty off the leaves of the majestic rainforest on the tropical island of Nosy Mangabe on Madagascar.
Written by my husband, Steve: Okay, I have a confession to make. Even though I am a trained wildlife biologist, my actual (first) degree reads; “Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources.” It mostly reflects the fact that I obtained my degree through the College of Forest Resources at the University of Washington, not that I was planning on becoming a professional forester!
Sunny and windless afternoons, magnificent colors – flowers and flowering trees. There is a lot to look at in the gardens and in the parks already!
When nature makes our winter garden decorations more spectacular!
After the big Thanksgiving feast on Thursday evening, Friday morning looked to be the perfect time for a long walk. Steve and I chose the unique Golden Gardens Park, located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle.
“Snowdrops: Theirs is the fragile but hardy celebration … in the very teeth of winter.” – Louise Wilder
Calm reigns in our garden. It’s the end of November. Today, there are almost no leaves on the trees.
Do you like sunshine and being protected from the wind? Dahlia, this colorful spiky perennial, this beloved elegant garden flower that is native to Mexico, definitely does.
In Pozba, our small village in the South-West region of Slovakia, summer for me mostly means relaxing, but there is also working around our house and garden, visiting family and friends, and eating lots of delicious local foods.
Have you heard about the goddess of the rainbow from Greek mythology? You could think about her often – just plant some irises in your garden.