It's been a year since guest blogger, Emily Stashower's dog, Alice died. But with the gift of a lilac, her memory lives on. Read about how Emily has found comfort in nature.
Growing up in the '60's and '70's, guest blogger Emily had an affinity for colorful, groovy flower motifs. Read about how that love of exuberant flowers has carried over into adulthood with her love of amaryllis and orchids.
A full moon is always captivating, but there’s much more to November’s full moon. It's going to be super-sized. Click through to learn what sets this supermoon apart and read about guest blogger, Emily's take on the viewing experience.
It seems like it only took a few days for the seasons to change and the landscape is quickly following suit. Follow along as Emily shares a walk through her garden and the beautiful changes brought on by fall.
Though Brookside Gardens is beautiful any time of the year, it shines in early fall, with remnants of summer color and unique experiences specific to this season. Enjoy Emily's photo journal of a walk through Brookside in September.
We've all been there: for one reason or another, there have been times we haven't been able to spend as much time in the garden as we would like. For Emily, a tonsillectomy has kept her physically unable to participate in her summer garden. Read how her plants reinvigorated her and how nature has been integral to her healing.
The discovery of an active nest is one of those unexpected treasures you can’t possibly script. Even with summer underway, Emily continues to find nests in her garden. Click through to read her observations.
Take a step back in time with a visit to Hillwood Museum, the former home of Marjorie Merriweather Post, now open to the public. Emily highlights her favorite part, the surrounding gardens.
Get excited for warmer weather with this photo journal from Emily Stashower, featuring some of her favorite signs of the season.
The world of dog lovers and garden lovers often intersect. Guest blogger, Emily Stashower, wrote this tribute to her beloved dog, Alice, about the times they shared exploring the outdoors.