Thursday, October 14, 2010
Small is Beautiful
My parents are now living a hipster life in Providence (at least it seems a hipster life to me, suburban mom that I am) and they have built a new garden completely different from the old, but I think just as beautiful. They have two gardens, or maybe even three, depending upon how one counts gardens. The photo above is of the balcony garden, always blooming, always lush, and always visible through the living room, dining room, and study. I don't think many gardens have as much impact on the inside of a house as this new, tiny gem does on my parent's place.
Mom's second and third gardens are allotments in the community garden down the street, where my parents are growing, among the tomatoes and lettuce, dahlias: