Go To The Fall Color Festival at Morton Arboretum

Morton Arboretum is always a favorite fall destination for me. Our last fall visit to Morton was so idyllic that I named the subsequent posting Normal Rockwell Moments At Morton Arboretum. Cathy Hosek recently sent me these scarecrow pictures from their Scarecrow Trail, which reminded me to tell you about their Fall Color Festival. Activities . . . → Read More: Go To The Fall Color Festival at Morton Arboretum

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Wisteria Is SO Worth The Wait

Sometimes you change a word in a saying and it is still absolutely perfect. I agree with

The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The next best time is now.

I also agree with

The best time to plant a wisteria is 20 years ago. The next best time is . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Wisteria Is SO Worth The Wait

Morton Arboretum – Perfect For A Scenic Snowy Breakfast

I love to ski, or should I say ‘I loved to ski’. It has probably been 10 years since I’ve been on the slopes, so I’ll go with ‘I loved to ski’. I never seemed to mind the cold – being properly dressed does make a huge difference. As you can see by the picture, . . . → Read More: Morton Arboretum – Perfect For A Scenic Snowy Breakfast

Normal Rockwell Moments At Morton Arboretum

It was like a Normal Rockwell painting. Autumn leaves slowly swaying back and forth during their descent; a crunchy-crackly-kickable layer already covering the ground. Ghost and goblin costumed children laughing as they rolled down hills. A not so very scary maze decorated with spiders and cob webs, with even more children scampering throughout. Mike & . . . → Read More: Normal Rockwell Moments At Morton Arboretum