Garden as Metaphor: A Time to Heal

Garden as Metaphor: A Time to Heal By Janit Calvo November 18, 2009 “How do you know the plant is established?” That is one of the more common questions that I get asked when I teach beginner-gardeners about the joy of miniature gardening. Did you know that plants can...

Garden as metaphor: Room to Grow

By Janit Calvo September 3, 2009 Don’t you just love it when the garden collides with life’s metaphors? I knew I liked this plant – I just couldn’t remember why. I had a perennial in a container grouping for the past six years that never bloomed and never got taller...

Miniature Dream Gardens

A Garden For All: Miniature Dream Gardens By Janit Calvo July 15, 2009 Janit’s Web site Janit’s online store When writing for this blog last week, I started to write about memorial gardens. The idea came from the number of celebrity icons that passed away...