Fran Sorin

Zinnia Happiness

– Posted in: Garden Musings
Zinnias and happiness

Every Saturday morning when I stroll over to Rittenhouse Square, I'm starstruck by the plethora of zinnias that greet me with their dazzling array of colors and flower heads. There are 3 or 4 flower stands at this weekly market but one grower, Triple Tree Flowers, has a flare for displaying flowers that woos passer-bys [...]

An Outstanding Urban Circle Design and Plantings

– Posted in: Garden Design
Knautia macedonia and Geranium var.

The crown jewel of Philadelphia is the Benjamin Franklin Parkway - flanked on one side by the Philadelphia Museum Art with a straight view of Philadelphia City Hall several blocks away. In the center of Philadelphia's magnificent mile is Logan Circle, an open-space park, one of the five original planned squares laid out on the city [...]

Winners of GGW’s Book Celebration 2014

– Posted in: Garden Musings
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The winners of Gardening Gone Wild's Book Celebration 2014 has been announced on FB and personal notes written to 7 lucky folks. They are: Katrina Bohrer, Anita Taylor, Shane Kaufman, Charles Ward, Jeanie Skibiski, Gini Huffman, and Melinda (Mel123info). For those of you who have not yet responded to my e-mail, you have until 12 [...]