What To Do With The Strawberry Tower?

What To Do With The Strawberry Tower?

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

Aerial Hedges

Aerial Hedges

Instead of writing about a particular plant or plant group, this week I thought I would talk about one of…

Defining Your Garden Style – Plant Partners

Defining Your Garden Style – Plant Partners

As a designer I am not immune to creative dry spells – but the key to maintaining a steady stream…

Before & After: April’s Bean Tunnel

Before & After: April’s Bean Tunnel

I found this really sweet bean tunnel over the winter and I’ve been dying to make one of my own…

A Winter’s Table Top Garden

A Winter’s Table Top Garden

As the winter drudges on, my patience for a lack of greenery has started to come to a head.  I…

Decked Out: What Materials Are Right For Your Deck Project?

Decked Out: What Materials Are Right For Your Deck Project?

Are you considering adding a deck to your garden?  What deck materials or finish is right for you? What is…

Before & After: A Remarkable Transformation for this Suburban Backyard

Before & After: A Remarkable Transformation for this Suburban Backyard

I dream of the day that my husband and I own a house in the woods, but that’s pretty far…

It May Be Cold Outside But I’m Thinking Of Joseph’s Coat For Next Summer

It May Be Cold Outside But I’m Thinking Of Joseph’s Coat For Next Summer

Our horticulture team at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is working on a new vertical wall idea for the summer of…

Winter Plant Shopping – A List of Nurseries

Winter Plant Shopping – A List of Nurseries

Just the other day, I was wondering how long have I been contributing to Studio G? I am thankful that…

Garden Style Online

Garden Style Online

There are many, many online places where you can find interesting items to furnish your garden.  I have featured many…

Wood Grain Concrete Pavers

Wood Grain Concrete Pavers

It seems inevitable that as I finish up a cobblestone patio at my own home, I come across these pavers….

How to Make a Japanese Garden

How to Make a Japanese Garden

Have you noticed the graphic design makeover of Martha Stewart? I really like the new modern fonts and clean styling….

Would You Put This Kind of Art in Your Garden?

Would You Put This Kind of Art in Your Garden?

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

Inspirations: Betsy the Bluebird

Inspirations: Betsy the Bluebird

Nine days ago we got side tracked on the way down the driveway. An afternoon of errand running got waylaid…

Garden Gallery: Contemporary Pool with a Soul

Garden Gallery: Contemporary Pool with a Soul

I think it can be be hard to imagine a garden or an outdoor living area that is completely devoid…

Friday 5: Outdoor Patterns

Friday 5: Outdoor Patterns

Oh boy, I used to think I was the kind of person who handled change really well, but this week…

Succulent Cafe by Succulents and Sunshine

Succulent Cafe by Succulents and Sunshine

Trust me when I say that you should forget reading this post and just hop directly on over to Succulents and Sunshine….

Garden Gallery: Higashimokoto Flower Park in Hokkaido, Japan

Garden Gallery: Higashimokoto Flower Park in Hokkaido, Japan

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

Garden Gallery: Arthur Casas’ Garden

Garden Gallery: Arthur Casas’ Garden

I have this tendency to glaze over when perusing the sites and work of famed modern architects.  The images (and architecture) are always so…

Garden Gallery: The Alchemist’s Garden

Garden Gallery: The Alchemist’s Garden

Should we take a little blogland trip to France?  Lets. Have a wander through the Alchemist’s Garden which is in…

Inspiration: Not Gardens – Knot Garden by PEG

Inspiration: Not Gardens – Knot Garden by PEG

Karen M’Closkey and Keith Vandersys of Peg OLA have been making interesting projects with the use of parametric software and laser…

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