Garden Gallery: Alchemy Gardens’ Staircase to Nowhere

Garden Gallery: Alchemy Gardens’ Staircase to Nowhere

Folly Builder. Can you think of a better business card title?  I wonder if anyone in the US has that…

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….

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…

Trend: Shelved Gardens

Trend: Shelved Gardens

A couple of months back I was chatting with a new garden friend when she openly wondered what the next big garden…

Spring Home & Garden Essentials – Wabi Sabi Style

Spring Home & Garden Essentials – Wabi Sabi Style

In just a bit I am going to pack up my computer and head to the airport and make my way back…

Garden Gallery: Mennen’s Gravel Garden

Garden Gallery: Mennen’s Gravel Garden

Mennen’s gravel garden has been evolving over the last couple of years.  It is full of recycled treasures and what…

DIY: Wabi Sabi Wandering’s Tin Can Planters

DIY: Wabi Sabi Wandering’s Tin Can Planters

Do you agree Wabi Sabi is trendy?   These recycled tin cans decoupaged with pretty wall paper are perfect for creating…

Design Idea: Plant On or In Your Stone Wall (Rather Than Just Beneath It)

Design Idea: Plant On or In Your Stone Wall (Rather Than Just Beneath It)

Particularly in the USA, I think we have this tendency to be overly concerned with keeping things pristine and new….

What is Wabi-Sabi?

What is Wabi-Sabi?

By ooma90 I came across this excerpt (which I shortened slightly at Ian’s blog).  It is quoted from Wabi-Sabi: for…

Factory 20 for your ‘Weathered & Treasured’ Garden Design Needs

Factory 20 for your ‘Weathered & Treasured’ Garden Design Needs

Predicted by many as another big design trend for 2010 is what I am calling “weathered and treasured”. Benjamin Moore…

Tokyo’s Wabi Sabi Potted Gardens

Tokyo’s Wabi Sabi Potted Gardens

I am so captivated and inspired by the flickr photostream of TsuyaTsuya Nemury. The stream is filled with images are…

Daily Garden 053 – Wooden Balcony

Daily Garden 053 – Wooden Balcony

Who would have thought that wooden barrel planters could have looked sleek in a modern garden.  And the angular decking…

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