Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Diarmuid Gavin’s Magical Pyramid

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Diarmuid Gavin’s Magical Pyramid

I have been pondering how to bring you the wealth of garden inspiration that I am finding here at Chelsea.   The…

Weekend Things

Weekend Things

This weekend is all about getting ready for the weekends after that.   I have guests coming next weekend and…

Ennis House by Frank Lloyd Wright – Would You Buy It?

Ennis House by Frank Lloyd Wright – Would You Buy It?

I’m taking all sorts of inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wrights ‘Ennis House’ that resides in the Santa Monica mountains but…

The Lawn Chronicles

The Lawn Chronicles

We’ve discussed the the lawn replacement (I still have no resolution on that) and now I think we need to…

Floating Gardens: Babylon & Hydroponics

Floating Gardens: Babylon & Hydroponics

Did you know that the Hanging Gardens of Babylon are believed to have been one of the earliest hydroponic gardens?  …

Tracey Reinberg Cement Tile in the Garden

Tracey Reinberg Cement Tile in the Garden

I am flipping out over these cement tiles and I am so hopeful that this image isn’t one of those…

Inspired by: Stuart Frost’s Scorched Wood

Inspired by: Stuart Frost’s Scorched Wood

I seem to never fail to find so many works of Environmental Art to be supremely inspirational.   Stuart Frost has created…

Elmer’s Bottle Tree Ranch

Elmer’s Bottle Tree Ranch

Time and again I re-prove to myself the belief that, in design, anything – and I mean ANYTHING –  IF…

Terrarium Making & Things to do with Kids During Feb. Vacation

Terrarium Making & Things to do with Kids During Feb. Vacation

It’s February vacation and my favorite thing about that fact, is that I work, and I really love trying to…

Manufactum German-Made Garden Tools

Manufactum German-Made Garden Tools

I’m a tool girl – I love a good sturdy device that takes the back-breaking part out of back-breaking labor….

Snake Plant Siding @ Firma Casa

Snake Plant Siding @ Firma Casa

Firma Casa, is a designer furniture store in Sao Paulo, Brazil that is owned by Sonia Diniz Bernardini.  With a recent…

Falu Red

Falu Red

Did you know, wooden buildings often aren’t arbitrarily red? Falu red (pronounced “FAH-loo”, in Swedish it’s Falu rödfärg) is the name…

Before & After:   The Big Reveal

Before & After: The Big Reveal

I am wondering if you have enjoyed following along with the planning and construction of this Earth Designs Project?  I have certainly…

Online Fabric Store for REAL Garden & Landscape Fabrics

Online Fabric Store for REAL Garden & Landscape Fabrics

There is nothing glamorous about a pile of burlap, but nonetheless, I am innately drawn to it.  This explains my excitement at discovering the…

Before & After:  Construction Begins!

Before & After: Construction Begins!

This feels like a real tease -I’m sorry (kinda).  But I suppose it wouldn’t be a real garden story if…

Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom’s trailer is such a ridiculous visual feast of a style that I simply adore.  And so much of…

Destinations: The Moses Bridge, Netherlands

Destinations: The Moses Bridge, Netherlands

Getting from one side to the other, typically, (in the landscape) involves a bridge (or a tunnel) but this hybrid…

Earthen Buildings & Jon Jandai

Earthen Buildings & Jon Jandai

I have this sort of funny potential opportunity.  I has to do with a piece of land, a generous architect, and…

Le Tabouret – Window Tables

Le Tabouret – Window Tables

While I am still hoping to one day re-use all the old windows that were littered around my house and…

Debating OverHead vs. Buried Power Lines

Debating OverHead vs. Buried Power Lines

I have power again, but am still waiting for phone, cable, and internet access to be restored. But the most…

Garden Cairns

Garden Cairns

I have been a very absent blog writer and I know it.  Working on my newest project (leaf magazine) is…

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