August 9, 2014 Dan Ashbach 3

Have you ever driven by a huge field of Sunflowers? It is an experience that will put a smile on your face. We have had […]

Beautiful Hydrangeas

July 21, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

Beautiful Hydrangeas You have to love hydrangeas. They are often still blooming long after other shrubs are done. In fact, hydrangeas can bloom from summer […]

Athens from the Sea, or, How I Nearly Died.

May 23, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

“That’s a big camera!”, exclaimed the Captain. Leaning in, he conspiratorially whispered: “Would you like to go up the mast?” I peered up into the sky, into which the mast disappeared like a beanstalk. I looked back at the Captain, wondering…


March 8, 2014 Dan Ashbach 5

Dahlias are a wonderful addition to the Summer garden. They bloom from mid Summer to the first frost. Although they are a perennial, they are […]

Top 25 Most Beautiful Tulip Flowers

December 13, 2013 Dan Ashbach 0

Beauty is the first adjective that comes to mind when we speak of flowers! And it is even more true when we speak of tulips. They are one of the most popular and admired, spring flowering bulbous plants.  But before we list the most beautiful of this…