Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Natural floral beauty: Compliments of New Mexico

Still life of found objects from northern New Mexico deserts and the Pecos Wilderness.

It's been too long since my last posting, life in New Mexico sure does keep me busy writing, designing and scouting neglected beauty. I am excited to announce my latest project where I am writing and promoting a new, local publication called EcoSource with some incredibly talented people. Owned by TREND Magazine, EcoSource covers the green side of Santa Fe featuring art, architectural landscaping, design and green efforts that being made by some incredible sustainable, local businesses.

For now I'd like to share some inspirational photos of floral designs where the elements are all organic and gathered locally--in backyards, the desert, the sides of roads and in the Pecos Wilderness. It's pretty amazing to get to work one on one with Mother Nature.

When people tell me there is but pinyon pines, juniper and chamisas in our landscape. I always say look again.

 Santa Fe Master Gardeners Association arrangement: Local, seasonal spring blooms from various gardens and roadsides in Santa Fe.

Bark with lichen, fungi and found botanicals. New Mexico.

 Antique compotes with succulents. 

Beautiful spring assortment from Santa Fe gardens. Santa Fe, NM.

Donna Nash, owner of A Woman's Touch Landscape company holds
 organic orb created by C.A. Langrall. Santa Fe, NM.

Harvest bouquet of local apples, buffalo gourds, roses, switch grass, radishes and 
tropical protea from a Santa Fe greenhouse.

All designs by C.A.Langrall except for bark piece which was created by an outside source

1 comment:

The Grateful Gardener said...

Beautiful site Carole!!