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,…

Growing Mushrooms & Learning to Design a Forest Garden

Growing Mushrooms & Learning to Design a Forest Garden

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

Magical Mushrooms

Magical Mushrooms

Wow, mushrooms are magical — and not in the ‘make the walls start undulating’ way….but really magical….like in the save…

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…

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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