January 29th, 2012 French Hen Formation

My Guinea Hens are endless entertainment as they follow the same route every day around the farm.  Late afternoon, like clockwork,  they march with military precision, in single file up the main flower border toward the barn to get settled in for the evening  

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January 24th, 2012 Hooked on Hitch

I was going through some of my garden design photo clippings, and I seem to have multiples of Hitch Lyman’s garden and house in Trumansburg,New York.  His Greek temple garden folly is a well known design feature and the garden is an inspiration to country house gardeners everywhere.  He is a passionate collector of Snowdrops […]

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Hitch Lyman's house in New York.

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January 18th, 2012 My Hen Hilton

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January 18th, 2012 Poultry Ponderings

I recently read an article about one of my favorite garden writers, Francine Raymond, who is regularly featured in Gardens Illustrated and writes a column for The Telegraph newspaper.  She has been a life long chicken keeper and gardener,  who is downsizing after the death of her husband and a bout with back problems that […]

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Raymond's hens in her garden

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January 15th, 2012 Great Inspirations

Just a few great objects at the Scott Antique Market.

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Peacock chair...there was actually a pair!

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January 8th, 2012 Rosy January Thoughts

It is almost time to get my seeds started, but I it is also time to think about ordering roses. David Austin hybrids seem to survive best in my country garden, providing that old fashioned charm and scent while still being hardy.  Unfortunately some of the most beautiful varieties have to be ordered and will […]

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January 3rd, 2012 Lost World

While searching a website for interesting postcards, I came across some photographs of  English country life that I thought at the time were from the World War II era.  After looking up the photographer, James Ravilious, I was amazed to discover that the photos were taken over a seventeen year period during the seventies and […]

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January 2nd, 2012 Greenhouse Days

The snow is falling and this is the time I start looking for garden inspiration for the coming year.  The best place to reflect and create is in the warmth of a greenhouse full of plants.  I came across this in one of my old Gardens Illustrated magazines….just made me stop and think.  I think […]

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