Reviving the Ancient Art of Pebble Mosaics

Reviving the Ancient Art of Pebble Mosaics

Pebble Mosaics are garden art that like shell mosaics, celebrate natural materials that may be locally available.  I love the…

Beautiful Bocce Court

I wanted to make a quick post about an article I read some time ago in This Old House Magazine. …

Lattice Stix: Outdoor Trellis Art

Lattice is such a useful tool in garden design.  You can grow things on it, separate spaces with it, spruce…

Blott Wilson Shell Houses

Do you know much about Shell House history?  I don’t and I wish I did.  I have seen a few…

Daily Garden 005 – Lederleitner

Lederleitner Gardens in Austria inspires me with their ability make the simplest of materials so exciting.

Copper Screens from Parasoleil

I thought they were wood at first glance…but when I realized they were copper, I loved them even more.  Very…

Tree Trunk Bowls from Reclaimed Logs

Tree Trunk Bowls from Reclaimed Logs

I have so many trees down right now, that coming up with ideas to use some of the lost wood…

Recycled Graffiti Plant Pots from Terracycle

Recycled Graffiti Plant Pots from Terracycle

Graffiti in the garden – We talked about it a couple weeks ago.  Now look — Terracycle, a terrific company…

Glazed Volcanic French Lavastone for the Garden

Glazed Volcanic French Lavastone for the Garden

Prized for indoor use, glazed volcanic lavastone is also an excellent material for the garden and outdoor design. I recall…

Iron Age Drain Grates

Iron Age Drain Grates

Years ago I had a project where I needed drain grates just like those that Iron Age provides.  Of course…

Christmas Garden Garden Gifts (part 1)

I am so close to being done with my shopping…I can almost taste it… I have been working at for…

Pink Ugly Mix

Craig at Ellis Hollow just made the most interesting posting that I think you hotel owners/ developers and property managers…

Nettleton Hollow

Winter garden displays just got a whole lot more interesting.  Nettelton Hollow is so inspiring.  Look what they did for…

Modern Landscape Masters : Lew French

I know of just a few artists that are living that create landscape art that I want to celebrate. I…

Ammonite Delight

I have recently discovered the trove of interesting garden accessories at gardenboutique.co.uk and among all the interesting items, I am…

Private Plots and Public Spots – and Cow Bones as Pavers!

Private Plots and Public Spots – and Cow Bones as Pavers!

The international competition: ‘Best Private Plots 08 – Die besten Gärten 2008’ is being held for the third consecutive year….

Root Barriers

Bamboos are a huge design trend but installation can quickly become prohibitively expensive as running bamboos need to be contained…

Attending HD Expo 2008 – My Thoughts

Attending HD Expo 2008 – My Thoughts

There were quite a few events over the 2 days that I attended. These are my thoughts about each. Town…

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