All About Gabions : Cheap Retaining and Other Garden Features

All About Gabions : Cheap Retaining and Other Garden Features

by cuckoofarmstudios I have been re-building a stone retaining wall (painfully by myself) in front of my own house and…

Daily Garden: Purple & Minimalism

Oh Wow! I find this so beautiful! Located in Kinderhook, NY, the architecture is by homeowner Steven Harris and the…

Lights for your Bohemian Spirit Garden!

Lights for your Bohemian Spirit Garden!

I am getting to the daily garden,  that is up next as well as the final round up of 2010…

Trend Week: Making the Outdoors More Cozy

Trend Week: Making the Outdoors More Cozy

Yet another design trend predicted by Aafje Nijman is that we will generally want to get closer to nature.  Specifically,…

Daily Garden: On the Maine Coast

Image found via Jon Setzen from Art + Commerce Image Archive William Abranowicz’s series of photos from an “Island in…

Daily Garden: The Bubble Garden

Though I generally don’t do theme’s, this is appealing to me. The repeated use of spheres in the lights and…

Trend Week: The XL Trend

According to European trend watcher Aafje Nijman, there is a feeling that as gardens continue to grow in popularity and…

Artist: Carolinda Tolstoy

I know I just featured her garden, but I had to share this image with you too.  I found it…

Daily Garden: Carolinda Tolstoy’s Flowers

Carlolinda Tolstoy is an artist and this garden clearly suits her beautiful style, just as every garden should be a…

Trend Week: Garden Trends for 2010 – Design Styles

Trend Week: Garden Trends for 2010 – Design Styles

It’s that time of year where we all start making predictions about where we are going and how we are…

Daily Garden: In Ground Firepit & Bench

image by william abranowicz I adore how this seems so wild and able to sit away from the home.  It…

50 Natives: Louisiana: Taxodium distichum – Bald Cypress

New Years Resolution #2: Finish what you start.  By my accounting I have 20 states left in my 50 natives…

Daily Garden: Verdant Hillside & Modern Rustic Styling

New Years Resolution #1: The Daily garden feature will actually post daily (except for weekends).  This isn’t going to be…

Daily Garden: Shirley Watts at Cornerstone’s Late Show

Daily Garden: Shirley Watts at Cornerstone’s Late Show

The design by Shirley Watts is bee inspired, the papers arcs overhead mimic the the flight patterns of bees, the…

Pantone 2010 Color of the Year: Turquoise Garden Inspiration

I look forward to the annual announcement of the Pantone color of the year.  I now have a 2 year…

Can all the Worlds Problems Really Be Solved with a Garden?

Have you seen this video? I have now watched it and a couple others in the same vein about 50…

The City Out My Window: Review & Giveaway

I have to confess….though I live near Boston, New York is the city I really love (don’t hate me —…

Designer Resources

I want to send out a big congratulations to Chris Heiler over at Landscape Leadership for recently completing his book…

Teracrea’s Amazing Product’s

Are you ready to be blown away?  I was reading the Urban Garden Deco Guide earlier today and followed a…

What’s A Girl Gotta Do to Get a Flocked Tree in New England?

Apparently you must make it yourself. Flocked trees are not popular here, and I simply don’t know why.  I’ve got…

Ace Hotel Palm Springs: Outdoor Styling Inspiration

Ace Hotel Palm Springs: Outdoor Styling Inspiration

It’s freezing cold and snowy and while I love a white Christmas,  a little part of me wishes I was…

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