This blog started out as my journey designing and planting a garden from scratch. It’s inspired by Emily Dickinson’s gardening and poetry and all poetry, music, and spirituality, in general, with the goal of creating a “poetic space”. The pictures shared here come from my own garden.
Books I use as reference:
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas H. Johnson
Emily Dickinson’s Gardens: A Celebration of a Poet and Gardener by Marta McDowell
The Gardens of Emily Dickinson by Judith Farr
Master Letters of Emily Dickinson Editor R.W. Franklin
The Letters of Emily Dickinson edited by Thomas H. Johnson
Emily Dickinson’s Herbarium a facsimile of the original which is housed at Houghton Library Harvard College
Crocus & Colchicum by E.A. Bowles
Flower Families & Ancestors by Frederic E. Clements, Ph.D. & Edith S. Clements, Ph.D.
Aristocrats of the Garden by Ernest H. Wilson
The Poetry of Flowers
Emblems & Poetry of Flowers
The Bouquet: Containing the Poetry & Language of Flowers
The Wild Iris by Louise Gluck
Red Bird by Mary Oliver (and various other collections by Mary Oliver)