More from my New Year's adventures... In 15 years of living in Southern California, I never knew there was a slot canyon just outside of Palm Springs. Featuring ladders to climb, a desert landscape akin to Death Valley, panoramic views at the summit, and a Utah-esque slot, this is easily...
by gardenbetty 11 months ago | via Instagram

She could spend allllll day watching the water and make it seem like the best day ever. Il dolce far niente... A girl after my own heart. 💚
by gardenbetty 1 week ago | via Instagram

First day on my new @iamspecialized mountain bike, coupled with my first time exploring the McKenzie River. It's fascinating how the climate changes so dramatically just 45 minutes from my house in the Central Oregon high desert, to a rainforest environment west of the Cascades. We drove over the pass...
by gardenbetty 2 weeks ago | via Instagram

Over on the blog (link in profile), I've detailed our long crazy journey from Southern California to Central Oregon, a move that up until this summer, I had no idea would happen so quickly or so fortuitously. We were able to bring our chickens! And our plants! And we found...
by gardenbetty 2 weeks ago | via Instagram

This tree in front of my house had just started to change color when I moved in last month. Then it turned into a splendor of brilliant orange, then fiery red, and by the first of November the leaves had begun to brown. After today's storm, we'll be left with...
by gardenbetty 1 month ago | via Instagram

My new favorite mother-daughter portrait. Looks like we picked the right season to move to Central Oregon! 🍃🍂🍁 The beautiful fall weather, the amazing foliage, and that view of Smith Rock from the pumpkin patch... 😍
by gardenbetty 1 month ago | via Instagram