The Name

dreamflower is the translation of Lothlorien, the Golden Wood, in JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. Lothlorien had a much longer (and more unpronounceable) name, but it was shortened as the wood began to fade.

See the links on the dreamflower Home page for some positive steps we can take to care for our natural spaces.

 

dreamflower Photography

dreamflower is about seeing the world. I prefer to work in natural light, with minimal digital manipulation. In my photographs, nature speaks for itself, always reflecting my experience in the moment.

A link to my photography store is on the Home page of this site. The store features notecards and other items made with images from my travels, my horticultural work, and my own courtyard garden. Featured work often includes information about the plants and places in my images, to add context and start conversations.

dreamflower images have also been featured in brochures and social media for several public gardens.

If you would like an image on a particular product which is not currently available, please inquire.

 

dreamflower Horticulture

I started dreamflower, LLC both to use my horticultural skills to create beautiful environments for my clients, and to teach others to responsibly tend and enjoy their own gardens. I work with my clients to improve their well-being through plants, whether by finding the perfect low-maintenance house plant, planting for wildlife, maintaining curb appeal or improving the view. I enjoy working with clients who have original ideas but are open to expert advice to help bring them to life.

For information on fees, policies and definitions for horticultural work, please read the dreamflower, LLC Information + Policies document.

I want to use my horticultural skills to create beautiful environments for my clients, and to teach others to responsibly tend and enjoy their own gardens.

portrait by Wayland Lee

Nancy Noll Kolinski

horticulturist, photographer

 

 

 

Nancy Noll Kolinski is a horticulturist and photographer, and the owner of dreamflower, LLC. She earned an MS in Film Production from Boston University and spent 10 years working in documentary television and new technologies prior to embarking on her education in horticulture. Currently, Nancy is a USDA-certified horticulturist with nearly 20 years of nursery and estate-gardening experience in the Mid-Atlantic.

Nancy’s horticultural, travel and other photography can be found online. To see her work, visit her Zazzle storefront and connect on Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn.