Category Archives: Gardeneing

The Garden of Youth

Most children beg their parents for toys or candy, but as a child, I was completely obsessed with packets of seeds. I would stand by the towering racks in the grocery store, looking up at all of the small packages … Continue reading

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Introduction to the “Seventh Season, Wisdom From The Garden Of Life”

A journey to remembering your true nature with 7 simple tools that will cultivate a garden of inner peace “Look deep into nature, and you will understand everything better.”  Albert Einstein   Life of a Gardener There is a big difference … Continue reading

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Where to Find a Bit of Peace in Turbulent Times

I have the unique opportunity to experience the gifts of nature by earning my living while out in gardens every day. Many speak about hardships with their work, so I feel extremely lucky to do something that is rewarding both … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name?

When I started my garden design business twelve years ago, I debated the wisdom of naming it after myself. Some of my clients recommended it because they thought it would be a great way to capitalize on the referrals I … Continue reading

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Life by Design Inside and Out – Third Edition

This is the third in a series of creative perspectives about life and the design process from interior designer Kim Macumber and myself.  You can read Kim’s blog at: http://www.kimmacumberinteriors.com/blog/2016/5/2/life-by-design-inside-and-out-third-edition A Garden Symphony by Heather McLean  “The music is not … Continue reading

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Life by Design Inside and Out – Second Edition

This is the second in a series of creative perspectives about life and the design process from interior designer Kim Macumber and myself.  You can read Kim’s blog at: http://www.kimmacumberinteriors.com/blog/ Clearing Space In The Garden by Heather McLean Spring is … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

I spent the weekend tidying up my garden to create space for the new growth of spring. Under a brilliant blue sky, my pear trees celebrated each breeze with a confetti of tiny white flower petals. The wind chimes sang … Continue reading

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Life by Design Inside and Out – First Edition

This is the first in a series of creative perspectives about life and the design process from interior designer Kim Macumber and myself.  You can read Kim’s blog at: http://bit.ly/1LCAWor A View With A Room by Heather McLean I recently … Continue reading

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A Rose By Any Other Name

“In my garden, the rose opened, but I was too much in a hurry and passed it by. Love remembered me and said, I will make a rose bloom in your heart. Today, I will remember, my body is the … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home

Where do you call home? There are all types of dwellings we can inhabit but that is not the factor that makes our house a home. You might abide in a house, or apartment, on a boat, in a tent, … Continue reading

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