Tag Archives: Gardens

In the Garden, Washington, Conn.

Photo copyright 2017 by Susan Reinberg George, who owns the beautiful property called Hollister House and the lovingly cultivated English garden there, says daffodils signal the first joyful blooming of spring. He favors them, calling them “generous.” He is generous too, … Continue reading

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Summer Past, Morris, Conn.

Photo copyright 2016 by Susan Reinberg

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Angels’ Trumpets, Bridgewater, Conn.

Photo copyright 2016 by Susan Reinberg After the rain, the fragrance of the flowers was pure rapture. One can only imagine the sound.

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Memorial Day, Morris, Conn.

Photo copyright 2016 by Susan Reinberg

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Tulip Garden, Morris, Conn.

The weather is right for the tulips this spring, the gardener told us. They will take their time and open in stages. I found this bed of tulips particularly voluptuous.

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Garden Bench, Morris, Conn.

Photo copyright 2015 by Susan Reinberg A dapple of sunlight on the garden bench in this photo I took just two weeks ago makes me feel nostalgic already for yet another summer that is slipping by.

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Early Spring, Summer Past, Roxbury, CT

Photo copyright 2015 by Susan Reinberg These sunflowers bowing their heads over the snowy garden patch conveyed to me a sense of nature’s incongruities and mixed messages.

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Day-Lily, Hollister House Garden, Washington, CT

Photo copyright 2014 by Susan Reinberg The day-lilies are in their glory. Who knew this flower that I have come to take for granted came in so many varieties. Alas, I did not restrain myself. I have gilded the day-lily. … Continue reading

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Tulips Take a Bow, Hollister House Garden, Washington, CT

Photo copyright 2014 by Susan Reinberg On this day in the garden, the tulips were fading gracefully. Other blooms were ready to replace them, but they could still take a final bow.

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Water Lily, Hollister House Garden, Washington, CT

Photo copyright 2014 by Susan Reinberg The water lily in the afternoon light seemed to me to be floating under a field of stars.

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