Garden Beauties

After all these years of gardening I am still amazed by the beauty of nature.  For me gardening is not work, I find it to be a great way to de-stress,  I can garden for hours and get so caught up I loose track of time!  For all the care I give my plants I…

Lovely Lilacs!

As a gardener I have lots of very nice plants so why is it I ask myself that it’s always the one I don’t have that I can’t stop thinking about?  Take the lilac that blooms at my parent’s house, it is one of the loveliest plants I have ever seen!  And as much as…

Raindrops on Roses…

  The sun has just come out after a few days of heavy rain, the garden is illuminated with raindrops shimmering on all the young growth.  Spring is here and the garden is about to burst with plants for the new season.  The winter was very mild, I better not speak too soon we might still get…

Link to my Book

Hello and thank you for visiting my blog about gardening and tea.  There are many connections between the plants we grow in our gardens and the teas we enjoy, below is the link to my new book,  Heather’s Tea Garden: Tea and Flowers, I hope you enjoy the book with your favourite tea! http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1075939334  

Its all in the Pictures!

  It might be winter but the fun thing about being a garden photographer is I can bring the flowers back through photography!  Check out all the updates for the different categories: Thyme for Tea talks about tea in Hawaii and blueberry rooibos from Saint John, US Virgin Islands. Along the Garden Path is about my garden in…

Happy New Year!

Wishing all my friends and family a Happy New Year!  2015 went by very fast, why is it as we get older the time seems to go faster?  I decided 2016 is going to be the year to write as much as possible, I started a new blog on the site called Blogger, it will…

Last Day to be 49….Hello 50!!!

October 29th is my 50th birthday and I thought for a long time how I wanted to spend the time, not just the day,  but the weeks even months leading up to “The Big 50”.  I did a career change last summer so for the time being I am not officially employed other than teaching my…