Wednesday: Springtime Blues

Bluest of bulbs: Chionodoxa forbesii and Scilla siberica There is something mysterious about the transformation of winter’s leaden skies into cerulean ones, and as if to celebrate, the precocious bulbs take upon the brilliant color.  Blues may have melancholic associations, which dissipate when paired with springtime greens and whites. Rare are blues in summer (unless […]

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future friends

       It started as emails and then letters between two friends that had never met, both horticulturalists and living abroad, one in Israel the other in Tasmania.  The exchanges were usually about gardens, plants, general horticulture, and aspects of living in a foreign country but eventually food and art started slipping in there too. To […]

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