Garden Styles

Posted by rochelle greayer |

My strawberries hate my strawberry tower. They literally run from it. Last year in my book writing garden absence, I let them run as they...

Continue Reading
Posted by rodney eason |

Instead of writing about a particular plant or plant group, this week I thought I would talk about one of my favorite horticultural pruning techniques....

Continue Reading
Posted by rochelle greayer |

As a designer I am not immune to creative dry spells - but the key to maintaining a steady stream of ideas is to know...

Continue Reading
Posted by erin lang |

I found this really sweet bean tunnel over the winter and I've been dying to make one of my own ever since! April from Wahsega Valley...

Continue Reading
Posted by rochelle greayer |

As the winter drudges on, my patience for a lack of greenery has started to come to a head.  I don't think I mentioned that...

Continue Reading
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Are you considering adding a deck to your garden?  What deck materials or finish is right for you? What is right for your project? How do...

Continue Reading
garden makeover before after water garden www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by erin lang |

I dream of the day that my husband and I own a house in the woods, but that's pretty far off...so for now I'll just...

Continue Reading
Posted by rodney eason |

Our horticulture team at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is working on a new vertical wall idea for the summer of 2014. Today, we were brainstorming...

Continue Reading
winter knot garden of snow via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rodney eason |

Just the other day, I was wondering how long have I been contributing to Studio G? I am thankful that Rochelle has given me the...

Continue Reading
regency garden inspiration off of ebay by www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

There are many, many online places where you can find interesting items to furnish your garden.  I have featured many of them here over the...

Continue Reading
wood grain concrete pavers www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

It seems inevitable that as I finish up a cobblestone patio at my own home, I come across these pavers.  Had my cobbles not come...

Continue Reading
Japanese gardens 101 www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Have you noticed the graphic design makeover of Martha Stewart? I really like the new modern fonts and clean styling. I'm also kind of liking...

Continue Reading
Posted by rochelle greayer |

I am hunting for a technique whereby I might be able to create my own version of this image.  I simply love the idea of contemporary art...

Continue Reading
bluebird coloring sheet
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Nine days ago we got side tracked on the way down the driveway. An afternoon of errand running got waylaid by a small bird hopping...

Continue Reading
Posted by rochelle greayer |

I think it can be be hard to imagine a garden or an outdoor living area that is completely devoid of grass. But I find...

Continue Reading
patterned pieces for outdoor living persian inspired via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Oh boy, I used to think I was the kind of person who handled change really well, but this week put my just-go-with-it mentality to...

Continue Reading
vertical succulent wall via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Trust me when I say that you should forget reading this post and just hop directly on over to Succulents and Sunshine.   Cassidy Tuttle stumbled across the most...

Continue Reading
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Are your phlox blooming yet?  In new England we are not quite there yet....but in Japan, well that is a different story. This is Higashimokoto...

Continue Reading
Posted by rochelle greayer |

I have this tendency to glaze over when perusing the sites and work of famed modern architects.  The images (and architecture) are always so cold and un-lived in looking...

Continue Reading
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Should we take a little blogland trip to France?  Lets. Have a wander through the Alchemist's Garden which is in Provence and is featured on...

Continue Reading
grass knot garden via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Karen M’Closkey and Keith Vandersys of Peg OLA have been making interesting projects with the use of parametric software and laser cut weed fabric.   Patterns...

Continue Reading