Great Garden Ideas - #4 of my Facebook Postings

Serenity in the Garden is my way to gladden someone's day and to share my wonder at people' s creativity and Nature's beauty.

photo by Jan Johnsen

Nov. 11, 2012 - I worked in the gardens of Mohonk Mt. House (a hotel) decades ago. Still one of my favorite places! In New Paltz, NY. I took this photo of their unique rustic gazebos that border Mohonk Lake.

Nov. 9, 2012 - "Much patience required. VERY steady hands, heartbeat, breathing, one’s entire being.. required." - Michael Grab (shown here with his creation).

Nov. 8, 2012 - Do you know what is missing in this Zen inspired sand garden? a leaf. lying haphazadly atop the sand. ah, so.

Nov. 7, 2012 - Why not a 'poetry wall' garden? this is in Brooklyn, NY. Design by Terrain..

photo by Jan Johnsen

Nov. 6, 2012 - Look carefully - this is a photo on a banner affixed to a plain wall - makes it look like a real cascade! I took this from my car. Michael Krondl, artist.

Nov. 5, 2012 - Russian Sage is deer resistant and adds a light blue softness to other flowers.
Russian Sages mixes with Stargazer Lilies and more....a close up of a flower border that is part of a pool landscape that Johnsen Landscapes & Pools designed and installed.
Nov. 4, 2012 - I would love to sit here next spring and host a garden party...Pavillon de Galon in Provence.


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