Dark Moods and Spirited Delights – Halloween Garden Inspiration

Dark Moods and Spirited Delights – Halloween Garden Inspiration

Are your pumpkins decorated? The last costume details complete?  Is the front porch prepared for an onslaught of candy begging…

Discover Regional Heirloom Apples

Discover Regional Heirloom Apples

We (my dad, my son, and I) picked all our apples this weekend…taste-testing as we went. I grow 6 varieties…

People Who Plant: Neil Best – Landscape Architect & Stone Builder

People Who Plant: Neil Best – Landscape Architect & Stone Builder

Neil Best is a landscape architect and builder whose favorite part of the job is getting his hands dirty and…

Meet Ellen Hoverkamp – Fall 2015 Cover Artist

Meet Ellen Hoverkamp – Fall 2015 Cover Artist

Connecticut artist Ellen Hoverkamp has exhibited her work in galleries and solo shows throughout New England, New York, New Jersey…

Into Africa: Learning To Make Keyhole Gardens In Rwanda

Into Africa: Learning To Make Keyhole Gardens In Rwanda

  by Eddie DeJong Keyhole gardens: One of those buzz words that seem to be taking over the gardening world….

The StarGazer – How To Infuse Flowers Into Cocktails

The StarGazer – How To Infuse Flowers Into Cocktails

by Joy Flanagan I’m no runner, but I can’t help but get outside for a jog when the weather starts…

The Surfside – A Watermelon Cocktail For the Last Days of Summer

The Surfside – A Watermelon Cocktail For the Last Days of Summer

by Joy Flanagan I’m always poking around blogs on cocktails and spirits and recently read an article about fastening spouts…

Victoria & Albert Museum World Beach Art, Stone Mosaic Garden Inspiration

Victoria & Albert Museum World Beach Art, Stone Mosaic Garden Inspiration

Here is what is inspiring me today. The World Beach Project it is an online gallery of art made by…

Strawberry Spritz – A Seasonal Strawberry Cocktail Recipe

Strawberry Spritz – A Seasonal Strawberry Cocktail Recipe

I’d like to introduce you to Joy Flanagan.  She’s the best bartender (and it’s not just me saying that) at…

Flowers on Cakes – A Trend Report and a Creative Challenge

Flowers on Cakes – A Trend Report and a Creative Challenge

When I arrived home from Florida yesterday (I was there speaking at Epcot’s International Garden Festival) I noted a few…

Meet Some Awesome People

Meet Some Awesome People

I am a little behind with this post (I meant to do this right after PITH + VIGOR’s print Issue…

If You Could Talk to a Plant, What Would You Ask It?

If You Could Talk to a Plant, What Would You Ask It?

I thought these answers, given by school children at Tower Hill Botanic Garden over the recent winter break, were too…

Jonas Wood at David Kordansky Gallery

Jonas Wood at David Kordansky Gallery

I make little resolutions all the time so especially at the New Year I try to remind myself of those…

People Who Plant #4 : At Fenway Victory Gardens

People Who Plant #4 : At Fenway Victory Gardens

Owen: “You should see the s*** we found in this plot when we first excavated.” Mackenzie: “There was all kinds of…

People Who Plant #3 : At Fenway Victory Gardens

People Who Plant #3 : At Fenway Victory Gardens

“I am a former physician and I never used my hands on the ground. And I come here and I look around…

People Who Plant #2: At Fenway Victory Gardens

People Who Plant #2: At Fenway Victory Gardens

“We have a lot of gardeners who are older; who gave a lot earlier — they saved the gardens actually…

People Who Plant: On Location In Americas Oldest Victory Garden

People Who Plant: On Location In Americas Oldest Victory Garden

Who are modern gardeners? We are people who hope to grow food that we can feel sure of and we need a…

People Who Plant #1: At Fenway Victory Gardens

People Who Plant #1: At Fenway Victory Gardens

“I grew up on a farm near Lowell and Billerica. That was a long, long time ago and a completely…

Influential Women Landscape Designers You Should Know

Influential Women Landscape Designers You Should Know

Last week, in reaction to a recent article on LandArchs Network, a discussion broke out on a friend’s facebook page…

Ode To A Gardener

Ode To A Gardener

This week I want to take a break from writing about all of the cool plants that I am surrounded…

Landscape Letters by Charles Joseph Hullmandel

Landscape Letters by Charles Joseph Hullmandel

Yes! – I’d frame that.  I find the ‘G’ particularly nice and it reminds me of Colorado history and some…

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