Gardens

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I am really into sticks and twigs this time of year.  Any way that I can use them to dress up and cozy up the...

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Its raining outside. Make that pouring.  If it were still as cold as it was two days ago, it would be about 6 feet deep....

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Winter garden displays just got a whole lot more interesting.  Nettelton Hollow is so inspiring.  Look what they did for some light fixtures. My head...

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I have been thinking about how to make my house more welcoming this time of year for my holiday guests. Plants are obviously not going...

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It's the season to prepare for winter and here in New England, wood stacking can be an art. I am so inspired by Alastair Heseltine's...

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Plastic For the Garden! I never thought you would have heard it from me! The Inekehans Collection is so clever though, using 100% recycled plastic,...

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One of my personal design mantras is 'go big' and 'design like you mean it' - I mean really, don't be wimpy. Brian Mackin means...

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I have an enormous amount of books tagged on various bookshop sites, but I think this is the top 5 "most desired" list for 2008....

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I have lists, and during this time of year, while they are shoved in my pocket or purse, they seem to get together and make...

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Gardens don't have to be big and they don't have to be outdoors, to prove the point, I have found a couple of interesting new...

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The SunShade has taken the generally poorly executed concept of solar lights for the landscape and revolutionized it. It is a shade by day and...

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This is what is great about blogging. Some months ago, I did an inspiration board for Design New England Magazine and wanted to use the...

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Ninagawa Mika is one of Japans most popular photographers. Her photos are beautiful looking things with acid colored plants, landscapes and flowers that I long...

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I came across this term in reference to a garden (Mehtab Bagh) situated across the way from the Taj Mahal....with no idea what it meant,...

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It's all over fashion...even my little people (ages 3 and 6) have clothing items with skulls, so it has to trickle over to the garden...

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I don't have a Gothic bone in my body (at least I don't think so), but I think that good designers should be able to...

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....and tongue of dog, Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and...

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My Modern Masters series is leading me to find all sorts of new sources. I have seen Elena Colombo's work, but never realized who was...

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An emerging trend? I discovered both of these within days of each other. This sculpture is by modern artist Mark Hall and available through the...

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I pride myself on going off the road of predictability....shunning ubiquity and liking things sometimes just because other don't. I go to great lengths to...

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I just discovered a great blog and website called the Kiwi Jetsetter. They have tremendous amount of information on hotels and travel worldwide and they...

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