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Why Flowers Matter ~ 9 Tips On Appreciating Them

Do you remember the first time a flower grabbed your heart?

Did you touch its petals, breathe in its intoxicating scent, perhaps look at it from a distance, and then walk forward to observe it from a closer range?

Why Flowers Matter

Peonies In Fran Sorin Garden

Did you ever ponder over why flowers matter?

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Finding the Photo

Whenever I travel to make a presentation I try to incorporate some local gardens into the show to better connect with the audience.

Let's find the "good" photo in this border

My presentation in Chicago to the Garden Club of America’s Show of Summer was titled ‘What is a “Good” Garden Photograph’ and  The Chicago Botanic Garden was the obvious choice to go find a photo.  It is a great botanic garden and has an especially strong focus on home landscaping, so the day before the show I went looking for something to illustrate a “good” garden photograph.

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