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Category Archives: Think Spring

Artists Gardens Robert Dash

April 10th, 2011 | Posted in Artists Gardens, Think Spring | 0 Comments |

Madoo: A Painter’s Garden Robert Dash’s garden, now the Madoo Conservancy, at the far end of Long Island, NY, has appeared in many books and magazine articles. A place of pilgrimage from Christopher Lloyd to Rosemary Verey, as well as thousands of garden tourists. Maddo (old scots for “My Dove”, symbol of peace and contentment) […]

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Drive-by Gardens

March 30th, 2011 | Posted in Drive-by Gardens, Think Spring | 0 Comments |

I have been taking photos of gardens I admire when I’m out and about in different neighborhoods across the city, and I thought I’d start to post some of them. Some are formal, some simple, some quirky. What they all have in common is an openness to the street that invites one to look and […]

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(Garden) Planning Ahead

February 9th, 2011 | Posted in Garden Plans, Think Spring | 0 Comments |

Inspiring garden-wise activities The sun is trying to tell me something today… It’s time to plan inspiring garden-wise activities for the month of March, a most likely snowy month here in Minnesota, yet filled with promise. Everyone’s favorite garden center (mine for sure)—Tangletown Gardens, is offering free seminars. Five topics, in early March to early April. […]

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Terrariums

December 14th, 2010 | Posted in Art, House Plants, Think Spring | 0 Comments |

Miniature Gardens: Terrariums My winter antidote. I have been making terrariums since I first saw one when I was 12 years old. It was late winter, snow was falling in the cold March air, and my eye spied a miniature green world enclosed in a glass orb behind a florist shop window. This initial fascination […]

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