DOING

Photo by Cathy Augello

Inspiration

A good friend of mine has recently become obsessed with the annual winter spectacle of crows roosting by the thousands along the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie. Above is one of the many breath-taking photos she sent to me. While I haven’t yet seen the birds up close and in person, I found the photos so …

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8’x12′ Vegetable Garden Kit – Deer-Proof assembled and filled with soil

Building Our Deer-Proof Vegetable Garden Kit by Maine Kitchen Gardens and Gardens to Gro

A Free-Standing Garden Enclosure For ten years we struggled to keep deer out of the vegetable garden. Living in a quiet residential neighborhood, we hesitated to fence it in. The sunniest part of the yard is also the most visible from the street and we feared that anything deer-proof would be ugly. In an effort …

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Heirloom tomato seeds from the University of Florida Horticultural Sciences Department

Heirloom Tomato Seeds from the Horticultural Science Department at the University of Florida

One of my favorite podcasts is The Thomas Jefferson Hour. On April 23, 2018, the program featured three tomato experts: Craig LeHoullier, author of Epic Tomatoes; Pat Brodowski, Head Gardener at Monticello; and Harry J. Klee, Ph.D. from the University of Florida. A New Line of Heirloom Tomato Hybrids Klee explained that while everyone loves …

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Artists’ Statement

About My Drawings Primarily self-taught as an artist, my drawings reflect my evolving interests and ideas – from the influence of broad disciplines like architecture and design, to specific historical periods like the Bauhaus and Art Deco movements. I also find inspiration in the everyday world, like the curve of an old wooden banister or …

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Female snowman. Snowlady.

My First Snow Sculpture

I had a list of things I was hoping to accomplish today, but then Mother Nature dumped an entire art supply store in my backyard. Use it or lose it.

original linocut - Suzanne Trevellyan

Holiday Cards 2017

I usually start designing my holiday cards late summer/early fall. I’ve been preoccupied with other activities and decided to skip it this year. One of my preoccupations has been learning linocut. Then I thought, maybe I can meld the two. I designed the snowflake below with pen and paper, then transferred the design with the …

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