Camellia

Camellia

I took an iPhone pic of this camellia (Camellia japonica) while on a recent trip to California. There are some places in Texas where this charming Southern favorite can thrive (notably, East Texas), but it’s better known to put down roots in the southeast part of the United States. While I can’t recommend it for […]

Formal Garden

Formal Garden

I recently visited the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades, California, and had my mind scrambled from all the formal gardens. I’m not usually a formal garden kind of girl, but come on! Who wouldn’t love this? While I wouldn’t want to maintain all those hedges (the clipping! the pruning!), I can’t help but admire the […]