Come with Me on My Journey
People often ask me “Where do you get your ideas?” and my reply is “Which myriad of ideas should I use!” So come with me with me on what I call “my floral adventures” which are an ever changing parade of new design experiments. The best part of floral adventures is friends who share the same passion for flowers.
Each season brings a renewed look at what’s growing and available for floral designs. New inspiration comes from study, travel and working with other designers. In My Adventures I’ll share with you my take on the latest in floral design.
I had the pleasure of visiting Leesburg Virginia for their semi annual Leesburg Garden Club Symposium 2018. The event took place at Riverside on the Potomac, a fabulous barn and party venue that made working in a barn a very glamorous experience. The light inside...read more
The Garden Club of America held its annual Shirley Meneice Conference at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square PA. This is a meeting of more than 250 avid horticulturists who meet for several days of workshops and garden study. I was asked to...read more
June brings the summer solstice and long, sunny days. As temperatures rise flower colors get hotter as well. Soft larkspur blues and columbine in early June make way for bright sunflowers and zinnias by August. The glamorous dahlia begins it show late in...read more
My best advice for arranging with sunflowers is “DON’T.” Just let them fall into place and their heads should find spaces in a graceful, natural way. The fresh water in this vase will cloud in a few days and that’s the sign for changing the water and...read more
The Event of the Year This year I had the opportunity to present demonstrations for two outstanding organizations---Longwood Gardens and the National Garden Club Annual Meeting which was hosted in Philadelphia. Longwood Gardens’ theme was, “The Art of The...read more
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