The Barn Makeover Part One

The Barn Makeover Part One

I’m going to share these horrible pictures with you (and then as soon as I hit publish I will have…

Thanksgiving Flower Arranging Class

Thanksgiving Flower Arranging Class

Do you have a list? I hate to call it a ‘bucket list’ because I quite frankly hate to use…

Mayan Steam Punk and The Three Rivers Masquerade Ball

Mayan Steam Punk and The Three Rivers Masquerade Ball

Next weekend I am participating in an event that I am really looking forward to.  I am a model for…

Garden Gallery: Topanga Canyon Cactus Garden

Garden Gallery: Topanga Canyon Cactus Garden

Cactus gardens are somewhat out of the question here in Massachusetts (at least it would be very limited and many varieties would…

Garden Destinations: Yew Dell Garden, KY

Garden Destinations: Yew Dell Garden, KY

I’m finding plenty of inspiration at Yew Dell Gardens in Louisville, KY — and I haven’t even been there.  There is…

Garden Destinations: Oedo Island Garden, South Korea

Garden Destinations: Oedo Island Garden, South Korea

Even though my summer seemed over full with adventures, my wanderlust-ing itch is rarely scratched for long.  So it goes with Oedo (pronounced way-do) Island off the coast…

Garden Gallery: Beatrix Farrand in Maine

Garden Gallery: Beatrix Farrand in Maine

Garland Farm in on Mt Desert Island near Bar Harbor, Maine, where Beatrix Farrand, a renowned landscape designer, lived and…

Cut Grass Art by Steve Messam

Cut Grass Art by Steve Messam

I’m really having a tough time getting back to my normal rhythm after vacation.  Does that happen to you? It…

Garden Design Basics: Scale

Garden Design Basics: Scale

It is not often that a perfect picture crosses my desk that so precisely shows how, by playing with the…

Father’s Day Garden-y Gift Ideas

Father’s Day Garden-y Gift Ideas

It has taken me many many years to get to a place where I can write this post from personal…

Sarah Price’s 2012 Chelsea Flower Show

Sarah Price’s 2012 Chelsea Flower Show

Sarah Price is on a rocket ship ride to garden designer stardom.  She is young (31) and she is rocking…

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Jihae Hwang’s Quiet Time: DMZ Forbidden Garden

[singlepic id=190 w=500 h= float=] Sometimes the story is more important the pictures.   Jihae Hwang’s Chelsea 2012 garden is…

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 — Tony Heywood & Alison Condie’s Glamourlands

[singlepic id=187 w=500 h= float=] I’m back!  And I have so much to tell you all, I feel like I…

Chelsea Flowers Show 2012 – Joe Swift – My Favorite Garden

[singlepic id=151 w=500 h= float=] Joe Swift created a beautiful space for his Chelsea garden where wood and wood tones…

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Cleve West’s Best in Show

[singlepic id=122 w=500 h= float=] Conversations around the post press day pub tables buzzed last night with bets on who…

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Diarmuid Gavin’s Magical Pyramid

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Diarmuid Gavin’s Magical Pyramid

I have been pondering how to bring you the wealth of garden inspiration that I am finding here at Chelsea.   The…

Fashionable Garden Ideas from the Chelsea Flower Show

Fashionable Garden Ideas from the Chelsea Flower Show

My days here at the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show so full….yesterday I spent the morning in a garden identifying (as…

Chelsea Flower Show hotter than Cold Play?

Chelsea Flower Show hotter than Cold Play?

I read this morning that Chelsea Flower Show tickets are selling on Ebay for over 300 GBP (that is on…

Weekend Things

Weekend Things

This weekend is all about getting ready for the weekends after that.   I have guests coming next weekend and…

Moon Gardens – Ginkaku Style

Moon Gardens – Ginkaku Style

Tomorrow night’s full moon is rumored to be a Super Moon. (great article about this here) Which, got me all…

Ninimalist Charm

Ninimalist Charm

Nini Andrade Silva is an award-winning designer for hotel interiors.  But she is so much more than just a designer….

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