Gardens

This strengthened my resolve not to get plants at garden centers this spring. This is a lovely lens and living in Columbus, it was great to see some gardens that are in my city. Not surprisingly, this romantic villa retreat spotlights edible fruits typical to that area-grape, fig, olive, lemon-plus an herb garden parterre. A water feature, raised planters, ancient rosewood windows, colorful pavers and artistic pieces all through the garden divert attention from life’s daily stresses. Taking a humorous, cartoon-like strategy, this garden is divided into an upper level, representing a bug’s eye view of the human sized world, and a reduce level where their planet is magnified.

It was only through final-minute, behind-the-scenes advocacy and intervention in March of this year that the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) as an alternative accepted the contents on loan. It has a shrub garden with more than 500 varieties of trees … Read More