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The Craft of Perennial Gardening

I don't have a green thumb, but find that a perennial garden is easy to create and maintain in Calgary, Canada. It satisfies that human need to create, but doesn't tie me to a weekend of weeding throughout the growing season. Each spring, my plants emerge and paint my yard with colourful forms, textures and flowers.

Calgary is an amazing place to live, despite our relatively a harsh climate: cold and snow in winter, hot and dry during our brief summer. Plants such as roses, cedars, and petunias don't thrive (without a lot of human help) in local gardens.  ...

Creativity loves constraints.
— Marissa Meyer

I love to do creative projects on my home. For example, I have a massive ruler painted on the floor between my kitchen and dining room. When people come over, their reactions say a lot about how they process information and novelty :-)

I love to do creative projects on my home. For example, I have a massive ruler painted on the floor between my kitchen and dining room. When people come over, their reactions say a lot about how they process information and novelty :-)

Water splashing in my kitchen sink

Water splashing in my kitchen sink

'52 Blocks' project with friends - paint a block a week!

'52 Blocks' project with friends - paint a block a week!