Time for Maytime Magic & Wonder . . .
Â Maytime Magic: Waking Up to Sunlit Silverbells in the Bedroom Window, Eagerly Anticipating an Unstructured Day
With cold temperatures and rainy days squeezing an already tight work schedule, finding time to enjoy my own garden can be a challenge at this time of year.Â Busy creating outdoor spaces for others —with a growing backlog of projects and deadlines to meet— it’s essential to recharge my creative batteries.Â I promise myself Sunday and Monday rest; tending to my garden’s maintenance on off-days. More often than not though, this year Mother Nature seems to have other ideas; late frosts, torrential rains and damaging winds. Finally, at the end of a raw, wet weekend, she decided to grant me my wish… A glorious, golden day in the garden.
This is my eden; aÂ secret sanctuary where I seek fresh inspiration and refill my well . . .
Â We Accept Our Invitation to Breakfast Alfresco on the Blossom-Stewn Terrace, Beneath the Sun-Drenched Silverbell Boughs
Â Â And Later, Perhaps a Walk Through the Meadow, Swaying with Blue-Violet Camassia Blossoms (Camassia quamash)
Â Â Where We’ll Rendezvous with Prince Pickerel —Resident Royal of the Secret Garden— JustÂ Recently Returned to His Summertime Throne, Beside the Stone Door
Garden Design: Michaela Medina Harlow
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