Our Best Local Public Rose Garden

While there is more than one place where we can enjoy roses in Lincoln, Hamann Rose Garden is our best local public rose garden in Lincoln, Nebraska. One of the great things I love about this time of year is the heady scent of roses perfuming the air. And all the gorgeous colors, the soft

Cottage Garden Love Affair

If there’s one style of garden I’m particularly partial to, it’s a cottage garden. As you probably already know, I have a love affair with flowering plants and enjoy visiting gardens and growing my own garden. I love roses and tulips, and daylilies and daffodils. In fact, I can safely say that there aren’t too many flowering

Jackrabbits Trot

Jackrabbits don’t hop like little bunnies. No, jackrabbits lope and trot. They also gallop. I discovered this for the first time when I was six.

Jackrabbit trot limited palette design

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One of the things I really love about western Nebraska–besides the wonderful and amazing people in my family who live there–is the beauty of all those wide open spaces. There’s something extra special about the clean purity of the air sweeping over the high plateau (when California isn’t trying to burn to a charred crisp). I love the blue of the sky out west, and the sunflowers in the autumn, and…the jackrabbits year-round.

Iris Garden at Mahoney State Park

Have you ever seen the iris garden at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park? I might never have even seen the irises if it hadn’t been for… but I’m getting ahead of myself! Have you ever been to Mahoney State Park? Mahoney State Park is located just off I-80 between Lincoln and Omaha at Exit 426.

Scarlet and Cream Spring Tulips

Scarlet and cream spring tulips are a big deal around here. The tulips haven’t put in an appearance around here yet, but spring is definitely on the way. It just comes a bit later here in Nebraska than points further south. But I can’t wait for spring, can you? I’m really looking forward to all

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