Tag: Michaela Medina Harlow – Garden Design New England
A Moment of Verdant Bliss
Â Cool, lush, verdant: a moment of mid-summer bliss in the Secret Garden It’s been an incredibly rewarding, but also a busy and stressful week at my studio. I bite my nails when anxiety rises and I know that worrying about tomorrow robs me of today. Gardening has taught me to slow down and stay in […]Read More
Enkianthus campanulatas ‘Red Bells’ Rings with Rosy, Late Spring Blossoms & Glorious Beauty Beyond Bloom . . .
Â Enkianthus campanulatas ‘Red Bells’ with Baptisia australis, blooming in the background June is a fantastic month for flowers. Everywhere you look —from sunny meadows to shady nooks— something seems to be blooming. At this time of year, many gardeners spend their weekend hours strolling through nursery rows, choosing blooming plants based upon their flower color. […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Sunlit Saffron, Rose & Brilliant Bronze: Fleeting Moments of Garden Beauty…
A Moment’s Reflection and I’m Off to Work, Through the Secret Garden Door My garden misses me, and I miss my garden. Autumn days are growing shorter, and with so many projects to finish before the ground freezes, I only have time to catch a glimpse of her sunlit beauty on the way to and […]Read More
Endless Summer: A Garden Designed for Season-Spanning Beauty & Interest . . .
Late August in Susan & Bob’s Front Entryway Garden. Geranium ‘Rozanne’ Mass Planted for a Beautiful, Long-Blooming Lavender-Blue-Haze. A Background of Coreopsis, Heuchera micrantha, Echinacea purpurea, Eupatorium maculatum, E. rugosum & Thalictrum, Round Out the Late-Summer Color-Scheme. Ceramic Vessel: Stephen Procter.Â Endless summer. Yes, I realize the phrase might seem a bit odd for a […]Read More
Summer Hide Away: A Shady Nook & Dreamy Gardening Books …
Hosta Leaves in Soothing Shades of Â Blue-Green and Lime Cool Things Down on a Hot Summer Day. I Love Creating Shady Vignettes Outside of Entryways. This Grouping of Shady Ladies on the North Side of My Studio Includes:Â Aruncus dioicus, Hosta ‘Sum & Substance’ and in the foreground, Hosta ‘Blue Ice’ A gentle rain fell here […]Read More