UPDATE 12/8/13: Elizabeth has just announced that her new book, Living Life in Full Bloom, will come out 3/25/14. She says it’s been a three year process of love, devotion and discipline.
By Pamela Burke/November 18, 2010
Elizabeth Murray is a professional gardener and artist to name but a few of her many talents. This modern day Renaissance woman has just updated and republished her fascinating book “Monet’s Passion: Ideas, Inspiration, & Insights from the Painter’s Gardens.”
In 1984 Elizabeth up and quit her job to live and work at one of the most beautiful places in the world, Monet’s Giverny. She returns each year with pencil and camera to recapture the garden’s splendor. Her photographs are breathtaking.
“Something led me to Monet and to be at Giverny. I needed to learn, to contribute, to try to make the gardens even more spectacular.” Elizabeth
Giverny is one of my most favorite places on earth. After I heard Elizabeth speak about her adventures at Monet’s home, I needed to learn more about his incredible garden and the unique relationship she has with it.
How she ended up there was a tale I had to hear her tell… [Read more...]