A Classic Baroque Garden In Prague

If you have the opportunity to spend a few days seeing Prague make sure you put the Vrtba Garden on your list of places to visit. The gardens are terraced up a hillside on the west side of the river and is part of the Vrtba palace and provide some spectacular views of the city.Continue reading “A Classic Baroque Garden In Prague”

More Visiting Gardens

Everyone loves gardens. We’re talking about flowers and trees and ornamental bushes. No matter where you travel there are always gardens to be explored and incredible gems to be discovered. It is difficult to spend time in a garden and not have your soul refreshed. “God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it isContinue reading “More Visiting Gardens”

Todays Featured Image Water Lilies

They draw our attention and our cameras. Perhaps it’s because they’re complete, beautiful and untouchable or maybe it’s that they’re isolated while being part of that world of water but also of air. Named nymphaeaceae commonly referred to as water lilies. They grow in temperate and tropical climates around the world. Water lilies are rootedContinue reading “Todays Featured Image Water Lilies”

Todays Featured Image Queen Annes Lace

Anthriscus sylvestris, Queen Annes Lace. Its common name comes from a legend of Queen Anne of England (1665-1714) pricking her finger and a drop of blood landed on white lace she was sewing. Belonging to the carrot family, Queen Anne’s lace is a biennial that is also known as wild carrot. Here it grows atContinue reading “Todays Featured Image Queen Annes Lace”

Visiting Gardens

Gardens are a human obsession. We’re not talking about tomatoes and corn but flowers and trees and ornamental bushes. In traveling there are always gardens to be explored and incredible gems to be discovered. It is difficult to spend time in a garden and not have your soul refreshed. Perhaps Francis Bacon said it best;Continue reading “Visiting Gardens”

Visiting Dublin’s Gardens

It’s known as “The Emerald Isle” and it’s hard to deny that Ireland with its rolling hills and gardens isn’t living up to the name. This island has been called “The Emerald Isle” for well over two hundred years and the first time the words Emerald Isle appeared in print was in a poem byContinue reading “Visiting Dublin’s Gardens”

Spending Time In Gardens

Gardens are a human obsession. We’re not talking about tomatoes and corn but flowers and trees and ornamental bushes. In traveling there are always gardens to be explored and incredible gems to be discovered. It is difficult to spend time in a garden and not have your soul refreshed. Perhaps Francis Bacon said it best,Continue reading “Spending Time In Gardens”