Garden Travel

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It maybe quite cold (and getting colder) where you are.   But on the flip side of the planet, gardening season is just getting started....

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I'm looking for a new place to work.  My old beloved cafe recently closed and the new tenants are rather adamantly anti-WIFI.  It is a sentiment I...

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I'm going to share these horrible pictures with you (and then as soon as I hit publish I will have quickly get another couple posts...

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thanksgiving floral arranging class www.pithandvigor.com
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Do you have a list? I hate to call it a 'bucket list' because I quite frankly hate to use cliches from Jack Nicholson movies...

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Next weekend I am participating in an event that I am really looking forward to.  I am a model for the Three Rivers Arts Masquerade...

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Cactus gardens are somewhat out of the question here in Massachusetts (at least it would be very limited and many varieties would need to be heavily sheltered),...

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I'm finding plenty of inspiration at Yew Dell Gardens in Louisville, KY -- and I haven't even been there.  There is a Tobacco barn which has...

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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 of South Korea.   Doesn't...

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Garland Farm in on Mt Desert Island near Bar Harbor, Maine, where Beatrix Farrand, a renowned landscape designer, lived and designed her last gardens. Maine...

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lawn paper cut grass designs via www.pithandvigor.com
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I'm really having a tough time getting back to my normal rhythm after vacation.  Does that happen to you? It doesn't help that in addition...

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It is not often that a perfect picture crosses my desk that so precisely shows how, by playing with the basics of design, you can...

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It has taken me many many years to get to a place where I can write this post from personal experience.  When my husband and...

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Sarah Price Chelsea Flower Show Garden 2012 via www.pithandvigor.com
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Sarah Price is on a rocket ship ride to garden designer stardom.  She is young (31) and she is rocking the garden world.   Her...

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[singlepic id=190 w=500 h= float=] Sometimes the story is more important the pictures.   Jihae Hwang's Chelsea 2012 garden is just one of those times....

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[singlepic id=187 w=500 h= float=] I'm back!  And I have so much to tell you all, I feel like I have this reservoir of stuff and I...

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

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[singlepic id=122 w=500 h= float=] Conversations around the post press day pub tables buzzed last night with bets on who would take Best in Show...

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I have been pondering how to bring you the wealth of garden inspiration that I am finding here at Chelsea.   The gardens are, as usual, filled...

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Planting Inspiration from Chlesea Flower show 2012 by Rochelle Greayer - Grasses, Silver Orange and Purple
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My days here at the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show so full....yesterday I spent the morning in a garden identifying (as best I could) British weeds...

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I read this morning that Chelsea Flower Show tickets are selling on Ebay for over 300 GBP (that is on the order of $500USD). The...

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This weekend is all about getting ready for the weekends after that.   I have guests coming next weekend and then I am headed to...

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