Gibbs Garden, Georgia

Exploring North Georgia

In the mountains of North Georgia near Atlanta, an incredible destination garden awaits — Gibbs Garden in Ball Ground.  Arriving at what should have been peak daffodil season in mid-March, we found the flowers had peaked in late February-early March.  Although late for the yellow daffodil bloom, we enjoyed the serenity of the trails through […]

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yellow tulip bud


The beauty, elegance and simplicity of a tulip speaks to my heart.  I love these flowers!  The softness of a pink tulip in bloom is soothing, calming and almost makes me want to tiptoe around them.  They appear so delicate, yet withstand spring weather changes, rain and wind–at least for a short while.  These dainty […]

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Spring Cherry Trees Blossoms Gazebo Meadowlark Gardens

March 2016

March was a busy month for Mother Nature.  Azaleas and cherry blossoms bloomed early creating a beautiful spring palette of colors.  I didn’t make it down to the Tidal Basin in DC to see the cherry blossoms, but Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna, Va. were gorgeous.

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Spring Morning Washington DC

April 26, 2015

It was supposed to rain until mid-morning today.  I thought about how great it would be to “sleep in.”  I didn’t; and it didn’t rain at all!  I like the district of Washington, DC on Sunday mornings.  If you are there early enough and there isn’t some sort of race or event being held in […]

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April 2015

There never seems to be enough time to see all the sights of spring.  Here are a few views of what I’ve been able to capture. Spring in low country Folly Beach, Charleston, South Carolina: The gardens of Magnolia and Middleton Plantations: Charleston’s Ravenel Bridge: Greenville SC: Upstate SC:

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