If only I had a garden like Marie Antoinette’s at Versailles!  I made my husband wander far too long through this amazing garden last May…

rows and rows

beds ready for planting

"potted" plants

"potted" herbs

The picture above was one of my favorite ideas (I can’t believe I hadn’t thought of this before!) – planting herbs in pots that are then planted in the ground…in order to bring the herbs indoors during the winter!  This one I might have to try – on a small scale, of course.

a cutting garden to rival Martha's!

a cutting garden to rival Martha's!


how i wish i had my very own greenhouse



And one of my more favorite images from her garden…


alliums all in a row