An Autumn Day at Planting Fields Arboretum

A few days ago, I spent a quiet weekday morning at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay, NY and I practically had the whole place to myself. Autumn is my preferred time to visit my favorite garden spots because you still get the flowers in bloom with the backdrop of the leaves starting to change….

September Blooms

I love that where I live, dahlias tend to bloom late in the summer which means they stick around well into autumn. While the other flowers start to fade, dahlias — which are one of my favorite flowers — are still going strong. When I’m in need of a floral pick me up, I always…

Flower Friday: Half Bloom

In the fall, I took a bunch of photos at the gardens that I never shared, so I figured I would start to sprinkle them as posts on here with Flower Friday. Plus with the cold weather, I think photos of warmer times can make that freezing cold chill a little bit better. I love…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth

Winter storm Grayson has hit and the weather outside is frightful! The snow has been falling since early this morning and has not stopped yet and the wind is blowing it all over the place. Thankfully, I have a snow day from work so I can watch the snow fall from the comfort of my…

#TBT – Autumn Dahlia

The cold, winter weather has me thinking about warmer days, which lead me to realize I never got around to sharing some of the photos I took in the fall at Old Westbury Gardens. What better for a #TBT post, than a beautiful dahlia to temporarily transport me back to the fall.

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…