Garden Destinations: Wildflower Garden at the Face of Hubbard Glacier, Russell Fjord, Gulf of Alaska

Garden Destinations: Wildflower Garden at the Face of Hubbard Glacier, Russell Fjord, Gulf of Alaska

There are not too many states that I haven’t been too, but Alaska is one of them. (sigh. someday) This…

Looking Forward to Chelsea

Looking Forward to Chelsea

The World Famous Chelsea Flower show is next week and participating garden designers and garden builders are busy putting together…

Garden Destinations: Tovrea Castle & Carraro Cactus Garden

Garden Destinations: Tovrea Castle & Carraro Cactus Garden

When Italian immigrant Allessio Carraro and his Russian landscape gardener “Mokta” Moktachev started building the Tovrea Castle and the surrounding…

Garden Destinations: Bellingrath Gardens Alabama

Garden Destinations: Bellingrath Gardens Alabama

One of the stories about the making of this garden caught my ear and I wanted to share it.  The…

Happy Cinco de Mayo!! – Mexican Garden Inspiration

Happy Cinco de Mayo!! – Mexican Garden Inspiration

It’s so late in the day, I know.  But before you slip off to sleep (and me too), let me…

Garden Destinations: Franconia Sculpture Park

Garden Destinations: Franconia Sculpture Park

Franconia Sculpture Park in Min­nesota (located 45 min­utes north­east of the Twin Cities) is a “seedbed for big auda­cious unfet­tered…

The Battersea Power Station’s Landscape Plan

The Battersea Power Station’s Landscape Plan

If you have been to London, England for even 5 minutes you have probably noticed the Battersea Power Station.  It’s…

Garden Destinations: The Dillon Garden, Ireland

Garden Destinations: The Dillon Garden, Ireland

If the ‘hits and tips’ section of the visitors website is any indication of the cheekiness of the garden itself,…

Garden Gallery : London Calling

Garden Gallery : London Calling

I love photographers websites and Mary Swenson is no exception.   I love her style — and this recent post, once…

Garden Destinations: Marqueyssac Gardens

Garden Destinations: Marqueyssac Gardens

It’s Easter week and the kids are out of school.  Maybe I will try to keep with an Easter- Spring…

Plant Society – The Japan Issue

Plant Society – The Japan Issue

I try not repeat myself too often, but in this case i just have to make and exception.  I first…

The Deck Hammock

The Deck Hammock

No, I don’t generally have this kind of scenery to work with….but the idea of building a hammock into an…

Garden Gallery: Los Gatos

So, I have this fun opportunity that a media specialist/video producer friend has presented to me. He’s a talented guy…

Garden Gallery: West 8’s Iconic Mobius Garden

Garden Gallery: West 8’s Iconic Mobius Garden

An Iconic house requires and iconic garden right?.  The famous Mobius house is surrounded by the Möbius garden which is…

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

And just a little follow up on that last Tillandsia post (more airplant inspiration).  This image is by photographer Patrick…

Kate Frey’s Diriyah Permaculture Organic Farm

Kate Frey’s Diriyah Permaculture Organic Farm

I have been a fan of Kate Frey for years.  My interest and admiration stemmed from the first time I…

Garden Destinations: Arlington Gardens, Pasadena

Garden Destinations: Arlington Gardens, Pasadena

Why is it that every time I go to CA to visit my husbands family we NEVER go to Pasadena?…

French Treehouse Envy

French Treehouse Envy

Envy is almost getting the best of me.  One of my favorite regular bloggers has recently gone on an adventure…

UMass Amherst’s Permaculture Dining Garden

Last year when I decided to expanded my veg garden, (with the prodding of a good friend who is a…

Garden Gallery: Sebastian Mariscal in Tijuana

Garden Gallery: Sebastian Mariscal in Tijuana

Happy Monday!!  I’ve got a a little blockade of draft posts to clear out today (Now that I am past…

Garden Gallery: Alexis Tricoire Designs

Garden Gallery: Alexis Tricoire Designs

Teepees, pillows, light fixtures, giant sculptural hearts and shapes… none of these are outside of the realm of plant-able possibility…

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