Pink Magazine Articles

"HOW On Earth" – Published in Pink Magazine – November 2009

I had a fantastic opportunity to go to the annual Garden Writer’s Association symposium this fall, which was held in Raleigh, North Carolina. My trip was the most inspiring and exciting work experience I have ever had. Driving up I-95, I followed a rainbow for over 2 hours. I was transfixed by its beauty and its ever changing depth of both light and fullness. There were moments that the rainbow became a double. I truly felt like a Leprechaun who was chasing after the pot of gold, only in the end, I found it.

"HOW On Earth" – Published in Pink Magazine – October 2009

October is filled with gardening delights. The summer flowers in our gardens have mostly faded and the nurseries are brimming with new and exciting ones to choose. I often get asked, “When is the best time to plant?” and the answer is October. This is the month for planting shrubs, perennials, annuals, herbs and vegetables. October is also a great month for evaluating your garden design and attending garden tours.

"HOW On Earth" -Published in Pink Magazine – September 2009

Shade gardening to me is exciting from the canopy of trees to the varied textures of ferns and tropicals that are at home here with the dappled sunlight. Let’s explore the many possibilities of shade gardening and textured plant material in the landscape