Bouquets to Art 2017 — Seduced by Those Quirky, Charming Boxed Bouquets

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It's that time of year again. It's spring -- in California anyway. Daffodils and tulips are poking their heads up around the … [Read more...]

Is That a Fibonacci Blooming in Our Yard?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Is ours a strictly mathematical universe? Are those stems, leaves and buds pushing up out of the dirt in our front yard no … [Read more...]

My Purple Rain Garden: Is the Universe Trying to Tell Me Something?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Lots of rain this year. And lots of purple out in our front yard. Purple nemesia. Purple irises. Purple salvia. Pansies so … [Read more...]

What a Tulip Can Do — If You Ask It

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It was chill winter in the Midwest, but thoroughly spring in the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this month when local floral … [Read more...]

A Midwestern Flower Garden — Beautifully Dead In the Dead of Winter

By Barbara Falconer Newhall We were invited for lunch, and yes the lunch was lovely, and so was the company. But I couldn't wait to grab my trusty … [Read more...]