We already had a fair amount of snow on the ground here at Juniper Hill even before they predicted yesterday's "bomb cyclone." I think just naming the storm a "bomb cyclone" scared a lot of people into thinking that this was going to be something more than just a good ol' fashion noreaster. It wasn't.Read More
I'm just loving all the interesting forms and textures in the November garden like these Monarda seed heads, especially when they are accompanied by some of the finer, more frillery grasses. Gone are all the bright colors of summer, now replaced by the more subtle browns and beiges so characteristic of this month.
The light snowfall we had on Tuesday presented an entirely different "winter look" to the red barn, with the Japanese Maples and Dogwood still holding onto their leaves. All of the leaves will soon drop to the ground and, except for the bright red of the barn, this view will appear much more like a black and white image.
Thanks so much to Michelle Slatalla and Gardenista for the nice feature on the winter gardens at Juniper Hill! It was such great fun working with Michelle and her team! You can read the full article by clicking below.
It was great fun working again with writer Tovah Martin and the team at Early Homes Magazine for the article on the winter garden at Juniper Hill Farm that just appeared in their Fall-Winter 2016 issue. The magazine is available on newsstands now or you can access an on-line version below.
Grasses can extend your gardening season right through the autumn and even into the depths of winter.Read More
Having a red New England barn serve as the background always adds a festive feel to a photo of the winter garden.
Snow is falling here this morning in our corner of New Hampshire and it can add some real beauty to those plants that make up the garden's architecture or bones.Read More