Happy Earth Day

“The Earth is what we all have in common” – Wendell Berry Happy Earth Day! The cherry blossoms are blooming, the tulips are getting close to opening up, it finally feels like spring, it is the perfect way to celebrate Mother Earth! In honor of today, I hope you get to go out and enjoy…

Signs of Spring

It seems that spring has finally decided to make an appearance at the gardens! I’m still waiting on the cherry blossoms to make their debut, but at least some flowers and plants are starting to appear. I was having a hectic day at work the other day and was in desperate need to just take…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening

I find it funny that it is April 14 and I’m questioning if spring is here to stay. We had a little spring preview this week, but tomorrow cold air is unfortunately supposed to return. I keep checking on all my favorite garden sports for cherry blossoms, tulips and other flowers with the hope that…

Eagerly Awaiting Spring

I know it is technically spring according to the calendar, but the weather lately has been anything but spring-like. With the possibility of snow again this week, I am looking forward to the days when snow is not in the forecast in April and the cherry trees actually start to bloom on Long Island. Last…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rise/Set

Sometimes, you just happen to be at the right place at the right time. That happened when I captured this magical sunset in the summer in my hometown. It isn’t often the sunset makes the sky look like cotton candy and I was so glad I got to witness and capture it. Wishing you a…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Favorite Place

My favorite place is a frequent subject on this blog, Old Westbury Gardens in Old Westbury, NY. As a child, I visited the gardens on a girl scout trip, fell in the mud and did not return for years. It wasn’t until a few years ago when I went to Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns…