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GARDENS, AGING, AND FILM by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Part II of Caring to Cultivate on the Long Row of Life by Dr. Scott Wright, continues. Scene from Village of the Watermills Although Jung’s use of the rhizome ... Read on »
Gardens, Aging, and Modern Literature by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Thomas Jefferson's Garden at Monticello  The conjunction of gardening and literature is substantial and readers are encouraged to review Marranca’s (2003) an ... Read on »
Gardens, Aging, and Classical Literature by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training The portrayal of gardens as real sanctuary, as metaphor and as imagery to provide exotic backgrounds has been a part of the heritage of literature throughout history (see ... Read on »
Caring to Cultivate on the Long Row of Life : An Eclectic Look at Gardens, Gardening and the... by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch , circa 1503-04 Dr. Scott Wright, Director and Associate Professor at the University of Utah has generously agree ... Read on »
Mums It Is by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training I have an intense dislike of roundy moundy mums plopped in the garden for Fall color so I'm always on the look out for interesting varieties that are hardy for our zone 5 an ... Read on »
GARDEN BLOGGERS' MUSE DAY by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training "If it is true that one of the greatest pleasures of gardening lies in looking forward, then the planning of next year's beds and borders must be one of the most ag ... Read on »
A Bit of Fun with Garden Whimsicals by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training A sign in an antique shop  ( true story ) that I still chuckle at  :  " We buy junk and sell antiques. "   Now that I have a potager I can use more whimsicals to give it a b ... Read on »
The Last of the Last by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training October has been warm, sunny and dry.  As I was watering and weeding yesterday I realized that my efforts to eradicate Feverfew had, for the most part, been successful until ... Read on »
Splish Splash by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training After filling themselves up at the neighbor's feeder it was time for some fun in the sun in my garden.  Here are some shots of our feathered friends taking their communal ba ... Read on »
A Visit to Duke Gardens in Durham, N.C. by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training One of the best parts about visiting North Carolina was getting to meet the garden bloggers there.   Most everyone in the garden blogging world knows Helen Yoest of Gardenin ... Read on »
GARDEN BLOGGERS' BLOOM DAY : A DAY LATE AND A DOLLAR SHORT by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Just got back home from Sweet Carolina where believe it or not, even the azaleas are in bloom.  Above are some of the incredible scenes in Blowing Rock, North Carol ... Read on »
Garden Bloggers Muse Day -From Sweet Carolina by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training " Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina in the morning ... "  except maybe when its pouring rain ?   But because of the record breaking heat and drought it's most we ... Read on »
A Change of Heart : Renovation and Renewal Time at Garden Designers Round Table by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training I remember the exact moment the renovation bug bit me.  It was early September and I had rare 4-day Labor day holiday all to myself.  I was reading the latest edition of my ... Read on »
Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day-Sept.15,2010 by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Below is the Fall garden project I began on labor day .  I've turned my entire back 40 into an ornamental kitchen garden, combining fruit, flowers, vegetables and herbs. ... Read on »
Autumn Garden Renovation, Take 2 by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Yesterday was a lovely 75 degree day so I did some more garden renovation.  Planted the two cone headed boxwood and added a Knock Out rose shrub, a 'Sombrero Hot Pink ' co ... Read on »
Blame It All On My Roots by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training The long labor day weekend is my first vacation this summer.  Did I go to Michigan and sit on the beach and go shopping as invited?  Nope.  I stayed home and played in the d ... Read on »
Garden Bloggers' Muse Day -September 1 by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training "It is a sad moment when the first phlox appears. It is the amber light indicating the end of the great burst of  early summer and suggesti ... Read on »
ART IN THE GARDEN CENTER by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training " Like no art fair I've ever seen, " ,  " Doesn't look like an art fair it looks like a garden party with art, " were just a few of the remarks made by attendees at Geths ... Read on »
Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day -August 2010 by Carolyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Bee's Jubilee Clematis Sweet Pea Peppermint Twist Phlox Water ... Read on »