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Autobiography of a Garden

You are invited!   On Thursday,  I’m launching Autobiography of a Garden from 5-7 at the Visual Arts Centre,  350 Victoria Ave, Westmount, Quebec. Wine and cheese will be served!     Autobiography of a Garden tells the story of my 25-year journey, as a conventional country property became a landscape that challenges what a…

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My Field of Dreams

La Seigneurie is part of Timelines, the trail at Glen Villa Art Garden that explores ideas about history, memory and our relationship to the land. Choosing the route wasn’t easy: there were many choices. I knew, though, that Timelines had to explore the terrain on both sides of the road that runs between our neighbouring…

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Flowers and Vegetables at the Reford Gardens

When I was a girl, you grew flowers in a flower garden, vegetables in a vegetable garden. Never the twain did meet — at least not if you were in tune with fashions of the day. But there is a long history of growing companion crops, and today flowers and vegetables are often grown together,…

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You are invited!

Tonight I’m officially launching my new book, Autobiography of a Garden. Date: Friday, July 29Place: Studio Georgeville20 Carré Copp, Georgeville QCTime: 5-7 Tomorrow night is the second book launch of the weekend. So if you can’t come tonight, do join me tomorrow. Date: Saturday, July 30Place: Gillygooly Gallery96 Hatley Centre RoadCanton-de-Hatley, QCTime: 4-6 Everyone is…

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Open Garden Days

The Open Garden Day at Glen Villa Art Garden on June 25 was a huge success. People from the area and from far afield admired the garden, the art and the experience. A huge thank you goes out to the volunteers who worked at the registration desk, introducing the Massawippi Foundation, answering questions and explaining…

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