On this balmy Austin afternoon, a faction of the Spring Flingers have gathered at Melissa’s garden for a brief respite. We’ve toured the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center:
We listened to a great talk by Tom Spencer/Soul of the Garden. We shopped at the Natural Gardener:
We toured a fabulous private garden—James David’s. He is an award-winning landscape designer and you can see why:
The problem? There’s nothing to rant about! My feet hurt just a bit, and I probably should not have bought a rather expensive San Diego Hat Co. chapeau at the garden store, but truth is, these events have been practically perfectly organized by our Austin hosts.
So far the observation that rises to the top amidst a whirl of impressions is how people’s personalities really are not like their blogs. And that, at least at this time of year, Texas seems like the ideal place to garden.Posted by Elizabeth Licata on April 5, 2008 at 3:09 pm, in the category Real Gardens, What's Happening.