Category Archives: NWF&GS

What a Great Show!

Thank you for attending the show and taking the time to view my garden, Dragonfly. I enjoyed meeting & chatting with you about what caught your eye. These Pacific Northwest businesses caught mine: The Roo Gardening Apron. I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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More Photos!

For those of you who are unable to attend the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, here are more close-ups of my garden. I counted my dragonflies again & I believe I have twelve or thirteen in my garden. Can you … Continue reading

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Plant List

Below is a list of the plants I incorporated into my garden, Dragonfly: Calluna vulgaris ‘Firefly’ Heath – great plant pick Chaemacyparis obtusa ‘Chabo-Yadori’ Chaemacyparis obtusa ‘Leprechaun’ Chaemacyparis obtusa ‘Torulosa Nana’ Cornus sericea ‘Baileyi’ Red Twig Dogwood – great plant … Continue reading

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I have been interested in Asian gardens for several years. The first time I connected with an Chinese garden was in Suzhou, PRC. Looking at the water lilies with coins tossed on top of them, then sitting under the pagoda … Continue reading

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The process of creating this show garden has given me many opportunities to experience the generous nature of so many people.  I want to thank John Adams, the author of The Dragonfly Door. As I’ve mentioned, I want my Dragonfly … Continue reading

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A Garden That Heals

My primary purpose in creating my show garden, Dragonfly is to demonstrate how nature can play a key part in healing. I recently attended a horticulture conference where a seminar focused on the benefits of nature. It was led by Andrea … Continue reading

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What if You Don’t Have a Bit of Earth?

One of my favorite parts of visiting the NW Flower & Garden Show is being inspired by other gardeners. But it can be pretty intimidating viewing the show gardens, especially if you don’t have a large space or even a … Continue reading

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