Month: April 2018

  • Zen Gardens and Temples of Kyoto: Planning Garden-Destination Travel

    A Tea Garden at Koto-In, from Zen Gardens and Temples of Kyoto. Photograph: John Einarsen Almost every passionate, ornamental gardener has a dream destination file; a box, drawer or folder filled with clipped photos, articles and maps of exotic landscapes waiting to be explored. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been caching field […]

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  • Misty Glasshouse Dreaming

    Favorite Dreary-Day Escape: Seeking Inspiration at Lyman Conservatory, Smith College Botanic Garden, Northampton, MA Melancholy mornings, moody afternoons and long, rainy weekends; I can think of a hundred-and-one excuses for a trip to Smith College’s Lyman Conservatory. But when spring is this raw and wintry weather so unrelenting, I really crave the warm, humid comfort […]

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