Gardening

Garden Gifts

A garden gives many gifts. A warm breeze stirs the chimes to create a symphony with the soft buzz of nature. A reminder that we thrive with regular attention. A beautiful background for a life filled with love, joy, faith, and forgiveness. A reminder that good fertilizer helps us grow big and strong. A taste… Continue reading Garden Gifts

Gardening, Travel

San Grato Parc Lugano Switzerland

San Grato botanical gardens are a mecca for park visitors and plant lovers – particularly in April and May, when the azaleas and rhododendrons form a fragrant carpet. The San Grato gardens are situated above Lake Lugano on the hills of Carona, between Monte San Salvatore and Monte Arbostora.  From Lugano, take a bus to… Continue reading San Grato Parc Lugano Switzerland

Gardening, Gardening in the tropics

A Garden Should Welcome a Soul

When we're not exploring the mountains, we enjoy spending time in our garden. As you can see, it's a very different environment than our property in Montana. We've chosen to fill our tropical garden with colorful plants and flowers that offer privacy and beautiful views. Layering native plants provides cover, berries and seeds for butterflies,… Continue reading A Garden Should Welcome a Soul