Akash Party Plot

Akash Party Plot

image by hpk The idea of a giant classy outdoor ballroom is completely fascinating.  The Akash party plot located in…

Adopt an Olive Tree

Adopt an Olive Tree

I simply love the idea of adopting trees.  Especially when the whole ‘adoption’ thing is actually specific enough that you…

A Presidential Garden in Honor of Presidents Day

A Presidential Garden in Honor of Presidents Day

I know it is a sort of a cliche post, but honestly I have had a bookmark to the NYT…

Garden Destinations: Salvation Mountain

Garden Destinations: Salvation Mountain

Perhaps you think of a garden as a collection of plants alone?  I am not so sure I completely agree. …

Egyptian Gardens

Egyptian Gardens

Given current events, and the way my mind works, I typed “Egyptian Gardens” into google this morning.  Interestingly I discovered…

Xavier Nicod Antiquities Garden – South of France

Xavier Nicod Antiquities Garden – South of France

Sometimes of the most amazing gardens aren’t around homes, or hotels, palaces or the like, but rather part of a…

Turkey Figs, The Evil Eye, Viagra & Spring Planting

Turkey Figs, The Evil Eye, Viagra & Spring Planting

Living in a rather snowy and cold zone 5 climate, figs never really crossed my mind as a homegrown option. …

Garden Destination: “La Mortella”, Ischia, Italy

Garden Destination: “La Mortella”, Ischia, Italy

Had I known more about what the island of Ischia held in store, I would not have passed it by…

Can This Be a Room? Er…Garden? Coco Chanel Garden

Can This Be a Room? Er…Garden? Coco Chanel Garden

Coco Chanel is an icon of fashion design being both a symbol of modernism (at least for her time) and…

Modern Masters: Thea Sunshine Alvin

Modern Masters: Thea Sunshine Alvin

Finding beautiful people like Thea Alvin and sharing them with you is one of the simple reasons for me writing…

Garden Gallery: Gilberto Elkins Brazilian Gardens

Garden Gallery: Gilberto Elkins Brazilian Gardens

It’s not cheetah!, like the Brazilian gardens of earlier this week, but it certainly has the same sense of eclectic…

Destination Inspiration: Brazilian Garden Cheetah!

Destination Inspiration: Brazilian Garden Cheetah!

Tripping around the internet, looking for something else entirely, I came across (I think) a Brazilian home and garden site.  …

Garden Destinations: Corrour Lodge’s Wild Garden

Garden Destinations: Corrour Lodge’s Wild Garden

Corrour Lodge is a modern twist on the classic Scottish shooting and hunting lodge.  The original lodge burned but was…

Garden Design Destination: Zalipie, Poland

Garden Design Destination: Zalipie, Poland

Zalipie, Poland is an old communist village where folk art served the purpose of all folk art – to provide…

Before & After: Plant Paradise Border

Before & After: Plant Paradise Border

Bare patch of dirt to glorious overflowing flowers is such a classic perfect garden makeover.  Is this not what most…

Garden Destinations: Isola San Michele – The Venice, Italy Cemetery Garden

Garden Destinations: Isola San Michele – The Venice, Italy Cemetery Garden

I spent almost the entire weekend cleaning out and organizing my office.  The relief and sense of refreshed energy and…

Garden Gallery: WRT’s Queens Plaza

Garden Gallery: WRT’s Queens Plaza

Reworking the Queens Plaza which connects the Queensboro bridge to the waters edge in order to safely accommodate cyclists and…

Garden Gallery: American Horticulture Society’s Music Garden

Garden Gallery: American Horticulture Society’s Music Garden

New for 2011 – no more ‘Daily Garden’ feature.  Since it wasn’t daily, it was starting to seem like lying. …

Garden Destination: Gardone Riviera, Italy

Garden Destination: Gardone Riviera, Italy

Am I the only one that is soooo happy the holidays are over?  Finally, a moment to sit back and…

Top Ten (Most Visited) Garden Design Posts

Top Ten (Most Visited) Garden Design Posts

I have never before checked the numbers to see which posts you all click on the most (shame on me…

Medicine Wheels & Old Frog Pond’s Winter Solstice Celebration

Medicine Wheels & Old Frog Pond’s Winter Solstice Celebration

Not last night but the night before….I enjoyed a little something new (to me).  I attended a Winter Solstice celebration…

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