1 year ago

Our Old House in "This Old House."

It's been about a year in the making, but our garden appeared in the June 2017 issue of This Old House magazine. The eight-page spread shows many aspects of the garden – but much was centered around the shed of course.

To read (most) of the article, and to see even more photos than the magazine issue shows, visit the online version here.

2 years ago

Buffalo gardens are the best

For Garden Walk Buffalo 2016, I was able to get out and see a few gardens a few days before the walk, as well as for a couple hours on the Sunday of the Walk. 

2 years ago

An oasis in the city. Really.

The description of this garden on the Garden Walk Buffalo maps reads: Small cottage garden of raised beds and containers. Large variety of oriental lilies and 11 Japanese maples.

2 years ago

The numbers on Garden Tourism

Did you know that, in the U.S., more people visit botanical gardens, botanical parks, garden tours, and garden events than visit Disneyworld. And Disneyland. Combined. That’s more than visit Las Vegas each year.

2 years ago

10 of Buffalo’s “Can’t Miss” gardens

In no particular order, here are 10 extraordinary gardens you can't miss during Garden Walk Buffalo.

4 years ago

Fencing Garden Art

During Garden Walk Buffalo, I got out to visit just a few gardens I've never visited before. Local artist Sally Treanor had been in my garden – not once – but twice on Saturday alone for the Walk and I told her I'd try and get over to Richmond Avenue to see hers in the morning.

4 years ago

A magnificent daylily

There are literally thousands of varieties of daylilies that have different textures, colors, shapes and sizes.

4 years ago

What to do with a shady front garden

I struggled for years with a small garden at the front corner of my house. It is right by the front door and visible from both streets as it is slightly higher than the sidewalk. It seemed the perfect spot for an annual garden with brilliant colors that would last for the season.