Wednesday Wisdom

This is one of my favorite quotes from Audrey Hepburn. It can be applied to so many things, but as the weather in New York quickly gets colder and the flowers in the outdoor gardens no longer blooming, I thought it was rather fitting as we header further into autumn. Advertisements

Wandering Through the Roses

The rose garden at Old Westbury Gardens never disappoints in autumn. The roses that bloom over the summer are beautiful, but as the air gets a little crisper, the flowers are still going strong and some of my favorite varieties start growing. Now that the calendar has officially changed over to November, the shelf life…

Autumn Garden Delights

Autumn is my favorite time to visit one of my favorite places on Long Island, Old Westbury Gardens. While the garden is beautiful in the spring and summer, I feel like the best of the best is on display as the air gets crisper. Not only can you see the dahlias, roses and other flowers still…

Autumn Dahlias

One of my favorite things about dahlias is their bloom time, they grow in the summer and well into autumn. Tulips and peonies don’t last long, but the beauty of dahlias last a long time. In need of a floral pick me up, I visited my favorite “secret garden,” the Mid Island Dahlia Society’s garden…

Garden Serenity

Sometimes I come across objects while on my garden visits that I photograph just for the fun of it and then when I get home and edit the photos, I fall in love with the random photos. The photo above is one of them. When I came across the bike, I thought it looked cute…

Simply Sunflowers

What better way to end summer and kick off autumn than with a bunch of sunflowers? I love sunflowers, they are my top favorite flower and I can never get enough of them. One of the gardens I frequent, Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson, NY, always has a bunch of sunflowers growing from late summer…