Ephemeral Spring

http://www.melissabluefineartandgardendesign.com   I adore spring, and this has been a doozy.  Cold temperatures are keeping the blooms a little longer, but they are also holding things back.  This has its advantages, because once things get going, it is hard to keep up! I just finished this portrait of Tradescans ohioensis, a native wildflower that holdsContinue reading “Ephemeral Spring”

Sacred Circle

I don’t know about you, but I seem to draw my life lessons from the oddest places.  Lately I’ve been absorbed by Cesar Milan and his show “The Dog Whisperer”.  He will say that we get the dog we need, and very often his mission isn’t so much about fixing the dog in question butContinue reading “Sacred Circle”

Renewal

When we moved into our little Cape Cod some 18 years ago, this magnolia was really struggling.  It was surrounded by silver maples previous owners had allowed to grow (UGH) and was languishing under their shade and rapacious thirst.  We cut them down but it seemed to be too late.  It continued to fail untilContinue reading “Renewal”

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