Everything You Ever Wanted (and didn’t want) to Know About Moss

Everything You Ever Wanted (and didn’t want) to Know About Moss

I’m always up for being sent off on a research tangent.  Not knowing where it will end up, what I…

Designing a Yoga Garden

Designing a Yoga Garden

For over 25 years, running has been a constant in my life but with the recent onset of knee pain,…

Making a Mushroom Garden: Learning to Design a Glorified Forest Garden

Making a Mushroom Garden: Learning to Design a Glorified Forest Garden

After ten years of staring down a large pile of hardwood logs left for me after the installation of a…

Bloodroot

Bloodroot

It is late May here in Maine and we are in the midst of a long, cool spring. The temperatures…

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…

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…

Chanticleer

Chanticleer

In case you missed the other posts (here and here), each week I am writing about one of my favorite…

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden – designed by Beatrix Farrand

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden – designed by Beatrix Farrand

The second garden in this series is the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden. I first visited this garden in Seal Harbor,…

Before & After: Jenn’s Woodland Patio

Before & After: Jenn’s Woodland Patio

I’ve been a fan of the amazing Jenn Ski for quite some time now, and when I saw that she…

Container Garden Inspiration: The Woodland Garden

Container Garden Inspiration: The Woodland Garden

Can we all agree that this would be a wonderful new trend in container gardens?  Woodland inspired containers — not just…

Snippets: Populating the Hellebore Cutting Patch

Snippets: Populating the Hellebore Cutting Patch

I have been thinking about a little woodland patch right outside my living room window. Last year, I planted hellebores…

The Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

The Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

My vacation is wrapping up in a few days….but the part where I was traveling by pick-up truck and sleeping…

Garden Destinations: Winterthur’s Enchanted Woods, Delaware

Garden Destinations: Winterthur’s Enchanted Woods, Delaware

Once owned by Henry Francis du Pont, a famed horticulturist and decorative arts expert, Winterthur‘s (pronounced “winter-tour”) gardens are a great…

Garden Destination: Garvan Gardens, Lake Hamilton Shore, Arkansas

Garden Destination: Garvan Gardens, Lake Hamilton Shore, Arkansas

Completed and dedicated in 2006, the Anthony Chapel, designed by Jennings + McKee is the new star of the Garvan…

A Shady Groundcover Plant Palette

A Shady Groundcover Plant Palette

I am re-working a planting scheme for a commercial project that I want to share with you.  It is a…

Romancing the Woods – Rustic Gardens

Romancing the Woods – Rustic Gardens

You might remember early last December when we had a terrible ice storm here. While we still are cleaning up,…

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