I WAS DELIGHTED TO BE ASKED to post on the all-things-stylish blog called Bluelines today (and based on the outfit I’m about to head outside in, I could use some personal-style advice, for certain. Yikes!). The subject is pots, and what to put in them, and I hope you’ll go visit to support a blog that supports this one.
May 17, 2023
for the love of pineapple lilies: eucomis, with jenks farmer
I’M CRAZY ABOUT pineapple lilies, bulbs in the genus Eucomis. And though in my zone 5 garden, they aren’t hardy, I can’t imagine a growing..
May 6, 2023
dahlias galore, with ceramic artist frances palmer
SOME OF US plant a row or two of annuals for cutting, but Frances Palmer has taken the phrase “cutting garden” to the most delightful..
I love the Bluelines blog. Such great advice for all us balcony gardeners! Merci!
Gorgeous pictures, and as always, v. helpful ideas about pairing colors and textures…
@Paige: With words like those, you never know, you might get some free plants or something….
Great advice as always but the picture of the impish child steals the show! It is almost tent time! Next visit to Logee’s, let me know and I will show you some local, fabulous gardens!
@Layanee: That is my favorite baby photo of all time. The umbrella makes me think of the great line from the Leonard Cohen song ‘The Anthem:’
“There is a crack in everything;
that’s how the light gets in.”
I may have started life with a crappy umbrella and the wrong footwear for the occasion, but I didn’t seem to notice. March on.