Fine Gardening Blog – December Inspiration

…The evening was amazingly quiet. Of course, I have no point of reference since I rarely go into the dark.  I usually spend my winter evenings inside, waiting it out.  I don’t do dark well.  I wait, in anticipation, for the Winter Solstice, the one day I am a pagan….

For the full story, please visit – Fine Gardening – December Inspiration – ‘Tis the Season for Evening Lighting

Helen Yoest is a garden writer and coach through her business Gardening with Confidence™

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Helen also serves on the board of advisors for the JC Raulston Arboretum



  1. Love it Helen. Very reflective, ( and I’m not just saying this because of the light).
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  3. Janet said

    I will head on over to Fine Gardening.

  4. joey said

    I’m also a HUGE fan of the Winter Solstice, Helen … ‘Let there be light!’

  5. Les said

    Another good aritcle Helen. You don’t do dark well, I don’t do winter well. However, there are two thing that make winter bareable in the garden. Camellias, and the dying back of all of the summer growth, so the garden is revealed. We have yet to have a frost yet, expediting the process.

    • Les, I don’t like winter much either which is why I have spent so much time building my winter interest. You are so right, there is a lot to be enjoyed in the winter landscape.

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