When Steve Bender and Ralph Anderson, from Southern Living, fixed the date to come out and film my garden last year, I was a basket case for weeks. I think Steve was too! Every gardener would like to show their garden at its best and so for weeks I was saying to myself, 'Drop everything and come today, what will be left, will it be raining, will it be windy?' I don't suppose I will ever change. I was just the same when Central Texas Gardener came to film for TV, the Wildflower Center Tour, The Master Gardeners' Tour and Gardeners' Supply catalogue. It was all OK in the end. The flowers were still there, the sun shone and all was rosy in the garden.
It is enormously rewarding for a gardener to have their garden showcased in a magazine and we are thrilled with the 5 page spread. Ralph Anderson took wonderful photographs and Steve Bender, who oversaw the whole process and put our garden into amazing words, finally convinced me that it really was ready to share with their readership. The filming concentrated on the sunken garden and the English garden, both located at the back of the house. You can see the rest of the photos in the April edition of Southern Living Magazine.
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