Autumn Leaves, Bulbs & Tulips, Fall Foliage, Gardening, HDR Photography, Promise Gardens, Trees

Welcome December

A Day in the Life #21The Promise Gardens finish their season with amazing colors and surrounded by beautiful foliage to close out November.  Preparations for the winter gardens is underway with a new theme this year.  It doesn’t have to be a bare bones garden over winter but interesting and beautiful treatments to cheer in winter can be added with a backdrop of glorious white snow.  Until then, the last look at the November foliage before the wind carries all of the foliage away.

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Chrysanthemums, Fall Foliage, Flowers, Promise Gardens, Trees

In the Promise Gardens Fall Mums…

What would fall be without the beauty of Chrysanthemums in the gardens? The beauty of their colors of red, gold, orange, rust blend so well with the changing colors of the foliage. Each year I purchase new colors and varieties from our favorite garden center and divide the mums from last year thus multiplying them every year and now have a large display throughout the fall in the Promise Gardens.

Flowers, Garden Architecture, Garden Design, Garden Design Color Guide, Garden Tools, Gardening, Photography, Potting Bench, Potting Shed, Potting Table, Secret Garden

I Fell In Love in The Promise Gardens

…that’s what they say…well, BHG has this wonderful new idea for that “other” i.e., #3 potting table for the Promise Gardens and yes, my gardening friends, I am going to do this!  Don’t you just want one of these in your gardens?  Go for it and convert one of those odd pieces that you just don’t know what to do with…I am…

English Roses, Floribunda Roses, Flowering Trees, Flowers, Garden Design, Garden Photography, Grandiflora Roses, Landscape Photography, Peonies, Perennials & Annuals, Photography, Promise Gardens, Rose & Flower Show

The gardens are almost ready…the first bloom of the peonies. . .

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Garden Views & Outdoor Studios (via Jay&Jacy Photography)

Garden Views & Outdoor Studios Our favorite time of year is spring/summer/fall when our Promise Gardens are in bloom which serves as our outdoor studio.  It does not get better than this to shoot landscape, nature, portraits, bridal, engagement, teens, children, families and those fun and funky photos in natural light of day, blue hour and sunset with the beautiful natural backdrop of creation.   Each year we dress the outdoor studio in its finery for our Rose & Garden Sho … Read More

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Promise Gardens Spring Show (via HDR Chic)

Promise Gardens Spring Show The Promise Gardens of Winchester’s upcoming Rose & Flower Show are dressing up Spring as blooms are bursting forth in the gardens.  It is a beautiful sight after the long months of winter and rainy spring and like the “Festival of Flowers” at Biltmore Estate and Spring blooms at Hershey Park, is an incredible display of color.  To prepare for the show and to replace plants that were lost over the winter, we visited “Weber’s Nursery & Gar … Read More

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