Wildflowers. They’re sweet alyssum, they’re art, and they’re also a state of mind.
Ryan and I can be reclusive when we wanna be — movie nights, bay scallops to go — but I wouldn’t call us homebodies.… ►
Here’s the thing about our houseplants: We mostly keep them outside. We don’t have a lot of room indoors, so we’ll hang certain flora — ones you might associate with offices and brightly lit bathrooms — from the north-facing eave outside our one-story home.… ►
I was back in Brooklyn and Manhattan earlier this month, which is my favorite month to be in/live in/visit the city.… ►
Earlier this month we decided to redo our flower beds/“stadium garden,” where we normally rotate blooming annuals and perennials. After storing the tuber of our Impatiens flanaganae, which enjoyed a powerful summer bloom, and saying goodbye to our last dahlias, we realized our garden bed could use a good lift — literally and figuratively — for the new fall season.… ►
What colors do you associate most with fall? Here in our subtropical climate, we don’t get the level of fluorescent foliage we did growing up in the Northeast and Midatlantic — like the neon New England landscapes I saw last week while visiting friends in Boston.… ►