Category Archives: Garden Art

Foliage and Tin Cans Are Beautiful

Here’s the back story on the foliage. Our latest Master Gardener trainee class “graduated” the other night after struggling through 100 hours of classroom lectures and hands-on workshops. Now they are “firsties”–first year MGs until they acquire enough service and … Continue reading

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Illustrating Children’s Book: Dream Come True

My next children’s gardening book with a plot, Howie Saves the Hungabirds, is on its way. Finding the right illustrator is always a challenge. Along came a young woman who read and commented on a blog post of mine. I returned the … Continue reading

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Blue Bottle Hyacinth

What IS that? That’s the question so many people have asked after seeing this photo on my http://www.sandybakerwriter.com “More Trash” page. I named it “Blue Bottle Hyacinth” because, to me, it resembles a giant blue hyacinth rising up out of the ground.  Some … Continue reading

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