Tag: Michaela Harlow – Garden Design

  • Mid-March Awakenings

     Sunlit Raindrops Dangle from Acer palmatum x dissectum ‘Seiryu’ The switch to Daylight Saving Time always rattles my schedule. I’m a morning person so I’ve just lost an hour in the early part of my day. This week, I feel like I’m constantly falling behind, but I know it’s only temporary. Soon the horizon will […]

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  • The Summer Camellia Greets Mid-July: Stewartia pseudocamellia in Full Bloom 

    Japanese Stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamellia) covered in her finest summer white  Spring-blooming trees are lovely indeed —greeting winter-weary eyes with bright pops of color in an otherwise muted landscape— but summer-blooming trees? I often post about the lack of dog-day focus in garden design —despite the myriad, mid-season options— and the dearth of flowering trees in […]

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  • Upon a May Night . . .

     An Evening Stroll to the Secret Garden, through a Carpet of Wild, Blue Woodland Phlox (Phlox divaricata) Awake before the dawn this morning —listening to the forest come alive with the songs of hermit thrush and the yelps of young fox— my mind drifted back to yesterday evening, and a few stolen hours in the […]

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