When you think of Emilie Loring’s stories, what images come to mind? A black cocker spaniel racing through the woods, tongue wagging? An armload of bittersweet bobbing downriver? A green circus balloon? A sparkling, yellow diamond? Some of Ellen’s favorite Emilie Loring images and sayings have become ornaments in her Ontario garden, where a host … More You’re really going to love this Emilie Loring garden!
Spring is here, and with it come new starts, new projects, new energy. It’s time to clear away last year’s leaves, cut back the plants that need it, and prepare the soil for planting. It doesn’t matter that there is more dead than alive just now, or that soon I will–yet again–do battle with weeds and … More Spring is Here, and I’m All Agog
You are cordially invited to enjoy an Emilie-Loring-inspired, garden tea on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 4:00 p.m., your local time. Enjoy your tea in any “garden” that you like. If you have an Emilie garden, we especially want to see it! Or maybe you’ll set your tea table with garden-inspired linens or fresh-cut bouquets. Please take photos to share. … More You Are Cordially Invited to a Garden Tea
It’s that time of the year when gardeners’ fingers itch to get back into the dirt. Snuggled under afghans, cradling hot drinks in our hands, we turn the pages of our gardening catalogs and dream of the months to come. “Growth rampant, fruit long and slim, dark green throughout the entire length with a light … More Emilie Loring’s Gardens
You have to intend to go to Boothbay Harbor, as you will never stumble upon it. Leaving Highway 1, we arrive first at Wiscasset, home of an exceptionally quaint bookstore, and cross the Sheepscot River to Highway 27, which winds its never-hurry way to Boothbay Harbor. Long before I’d been to Maine, I’d heard of … More Romantic Boothbay and Southport