Garden Styles

Shelved garden trend www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

A couple of months back I was chatting with a new garden friend when she openly wondered what the next big garden trend will be.  I have...

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wabi sabi garden essentials www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

In just a bit I am going to pack up my computer and head to the airport and make my way back to Boston.  I'm dreading the...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I learned of the bombings in our dear Boston while in the airport yesterday.  We were thankfully flying out of the nearby Manchester, NH airport en...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

  I'm planning a heck of a party this summer and ground zero for the shindig will be my barn.  I'm lucky to have a...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

It is the typical lament of the garden worker that spring is just nuts.  As much as anyone else I am prone to the insanity...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Hey, I could use some help.  I'm deep into the process of writing my book and sourcing images to accompany my words.  I have had a trip to...

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Posted by rodney eason |

This is the fifth week of a six part series on some of my favorite gardens based on their design combined with use of plants....

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the magic gamala pot
Posted by rochelle greayer |

I don't know about you but I find composting hard.  It is a statement that is frustrating given that I count myself among the hardcore,...

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loose knot gardens via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Knot gardens in your average American garden always seem to me to a be bit of a trick.  In their most traditional style of implementation...they come across...

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tennis court handrails at chanticleer garden via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rodney eason |

In case you missed the other posts (here and here), each week I am writing about one of my favorite gardens for their use of...

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how to build a stick fort www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Toys that leave something to the imagination are hard to come by.   Even harder are those that actually aim to encourage your kids to...

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woodland rill beatrix ferrand Garden maine www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rodney eason |

The second garden in this series is the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden. I first visited this garden in Seal Harbor, Maine on Mount Desert Island...

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banging wall in the woods garden feature for kids vai www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

For gardens with kids.... There is something so magical about this simple creation by an artistic mom for the enjoyment of her children.  It is...

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before and after woodland patio via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by erin lang |

I've been a fan of the amazing Jenn Ski for quite some time now, and when I saw that she bought this fabulous Mid-Century house...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I find the idea behind Jerry Sohn's desert garden rooms unbelievably inspiring.   Wanting a place in the vast landscape of the Mojave Desert  (where he owns...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

How about this little slice of inspiration for monday morning.  Landscapers are always trying to get architects, homeowners and builders  to involve them earlier and more...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I have some interesting tidbits to share with you this morning.  About a year ago I met a woman who works at a local university...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I have a confession -- I think I am getting on my husband's nerves....but I can't stop. It's January, cold and I'm up for a...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Hayden Regina - creator of the Hobbit Houses at Fernwood Botanical Gardens in Niles, Michigan - is joining us today to share how he created...

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Posted by rodney eason |

In case you have not noticed a trend, I am being drawn to red hot colors and tropical foliage as the Maine winter comes in...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Today's daily garden was designed by Secret Gardens of Sydney,  Australia.  This garden is just beautiful and truly a showpiece for keeping it simple and making the...

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