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My Top 3 Favorite Garden Tools

As we come to the end of another year in the garden, I thought I’d share with you a few of my favorite tools that have made my life just a little bit easier. You’d think that since I’m a garden designer, garden writer and an overall fanatical gardener that I’d have every latest and …

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Bellevue Botanical Garden

As we ease into fall here in Northern California, I thought I’d share with you one of the most beautiful late-season perennial borders that I’ve seen in a long time, located at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. Tucked away on the east side of Washington’s Puget Sound, this 36-acre horticultural gem is one that I will …

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The Rock Stars of My Garden (or, how your garden can survive a blistering beat-down)

As most of you know by now, I’ve had a heck of a year.  Not only has my body taken a beating, but my poor garden has as well. Just a few days ago I completed the last (knock on wood) of my 5 surgeries this year and I can’t wait to get back out …

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A life changing journey for me and three gardens

It’s taken me several days to write this, as I just can’t seem to grasp that a year has already passed since I posted my glass pumpkin photo with the accompanying news of my cancer diagnosis. Some days it feels like it was a lifetime ago, while other days it feels like only moments have …

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California Carnivores

  While visiting Sonoma earlier this summer, I told my husband that I just had to see a nursery located in Sebastapol, just a few miles away. He groaned, assuming that once again he’d be stuck wandering alone through the aisles of yet another nursery while I quickly disappeared, only to return an hour later with …

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Formerly called ‘Gossip in the Garden’, this is the blog for Harmony in the Garden where I share all things garden-related. I’ve been designing gardens throughout California for over 20 years.  I have lots to say and lots to share!

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