Category Archives: Brooklyn

Brooklyn

Indigo blues et amaranth reds in August

A busy month so far! Art, gardens, travels, guests… Brooklyn and Manhattan in late July, early August were HOT! Ottawa, too. But refuge was close: The Brooklyn Botanical Garden, and in particular, the native plants garden, were ripe with goldenrod … Continue reading

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A Garden Printed in July

Eco dyeing and eco printing are, for me, art forms sprung from my lifelong love of plants and gardening. My earliest childhood memories, in fact, are of the textures, forms and colours of plants – bilberries, heather and fuschia growing … Continue reading

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Back from Brooklyn

February in Ottawa is Winterlude, AKA The Deep Freeze at minus 35… The Kaleyard looks lovely, though, with dye plants snug under the snow billows: Can't help thinking about what will have survived its first year in The Kaleyard, and … Continue reading

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