Tag: Winter Garden
Happy New Year & Welcome 2019
Acer palmatum Wears a Cloak of Ice Welcome, a very warm welcome indeed, to 2019. Last year was a tough one, filled with great loss, and I am eager to turn the page. Although we must wait until March for rebirth to begin in the garden, extra minutes of daylight have already begun to add […]Read More
Solstice Season in the Secret Garden
Solstice Season in the Secret Garden Â First snow. Powder swirls about the Secret Garden, dusting peaks, tracing lines and filling every crevice. The forest, enchanted, drifts softly off to sleep . . . Winter bares her beautiful bones Article & Photography copyright Michaela Harlow at The Gardener’s Eden, all rights reserved. All content on this […]Read More
Hello February . . .
Â Sunrise SalutationsÂ Hello, friends. It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? I missed you and I hope you’ve been well. I decided to take a brief sabbatical from bloggingÂ during the month of January,Â in order to focus my attention on painting. Well, the days spilled into weeks, and before I knew it, an entire month had passed. Here […]Read More
Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!
Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow! Season’s greetings, friends.Â I’ve been away from my desk for awhile, busy preparing for winter and planning for exciting things to come. But time marches on, and suddenly I realized, it’s been weeks since my last post. The season is changing quickly now, with frigid weather marking […]Read More
Setting the Table & Giving Thanks . . .
A Graceful Setting, in Hazy-Pink LightÂ Wishing you a Thanksgiving filled with warmth, abundance, grace and beauty. Â The Blushing Beauty of Wintry Skies Photography & Text â“’ Â Michaela Medina Harlow/The Gardener’s Eden. All photographs, artwork, articles and content on this site (with noted exceptions), are the original, copyrighted property of Michaela Medina Harlow and/or The […]Read More
Dreaming of a White Christmas …
Sometimes Dreams Really Do Come True …Â An Early Morning Welcome to Wonderland with a Garden ofÂ Sleeping Beauty, Blanketed in White! Fresh Snow Coats the Secret Garden Door Like Fine Ivory LaceÂ And Could There Be a Merrier Welcome to Christmas … Than a Pretty, Snow-Coated Entryway? All Stonework Featured Here is by Vermont Artist […]Read More
Sunspots and Snowdrops: A Garden Of Winter Dreams & Fantasies …
Snow-Kissed Silverbell Branches & Frozen Water Droplets at Dawn Sunrise Through a Powder-Coated Tangle of Hedge and Forest Sunspots and SnowdropsÂ Vanilla-Frosted Secret Garden Stairs Awoke this early December morning to find a garden of sunspots, snowdrops, powdered sugar and ruby red, candied fruits. Everywhere I look, a magical transformation in white: winter dreams and […]Read More
Golden Light & Glistening Gardens on a Frosty Winter’s Morn…
Sunrise on the Frosty Tufts of Miscanthus sinensis As a winter snow storm swirls about outside, my thoughts drift back to yesterday’s frosty morning, and the glistening, pink-gold sunrise. If today she reveals her wild fury, I am reminded that this tempestuous season more often shows us her beauty… Morning Light on Humulus lupulus (Golden […]Read More
A Prayer for Haiti…
Sending Hope. Sending Help. Sending Prayers. Send what you can to Haiti… American Red Cross United Nations World Food Programme Stand With Haiti – Partners in Health *** All content on this site, (with noted exceptions), is the property of The Gardener’s Eden and may not be used or reproduced without express written consent. Please […]Read More
Tracking Animals in Snow and the Woodland Garden in Winter…
The woodland path at the edge of the garden… On a wintery day earlier this week, after a fresh snowfall, I headed outside with my warm alpaca hat and a pair of Atlas Snowshoes. In January, the native forest at Ferncliff is living fairytale; papery beech leaves rustle in wind, and lacy shadows dance on […]Read More
Happy New Year !
Wishing You Â A Joyous New Year ! Michaela *** Photograph Â© 2009, Michaela at The Gardener’s Eden ***Read More
Walking in a Winter Wonderland …
Sleigh bells ring… are you listening ? “When it snows, ain’t it thrilling, though your nose gets a chilling? We’ll frolic and play the Eskimo way, walking in a winter wonderland”… Welcome December ! Hellebores gleam and glimmer like stars in white glitter… A branch of Cotoneaster, loaded with red berries, reminiscent of a ruby […]Read More