Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mid-summer Blues…

At mid-summer blues abound in the garden resulting in a lot of cool water-colored cut flowers:  scabiosa, hydrangea, ageratum, perovskia (well yes really lavender if you are picky), roadside chickory among many. This patriotic tray ( Red, White Blues see … Continue reading

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Heads Up

This June, along with Archimboldo (see Renaissance Man, June Archives), another more elegant set of heads populate the beautiful grounds of the New York Botanical Garden. Manolo Valdes: Monumental Sculpture consists of seven huge bronze, cor-ten steel and aluminum sculptures. … Continue reading

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Standing tall….

At the last month’s GCA Centennial celebrations in New York, twelve of the structures above were created for the dining tables. One-half inch balsa wood in 30” lengths made the structures.  Faithful readers know that precision is not one of … Continue reading

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