Tales of Light: Garden of Knowledge by Heidi Romano

The holidays are coming and great gifts are needed.  Idea # 1 – beautiful photography by Heidi Romano. These images…

Round Up of Daily Gardens from Southern California

Dastardly yahoo web hosting aside…(they certainly picked a good time to take down my site– while I was on an…

Los Angeles Inspirations: Joseph Marek

I have start with apologies, I have meant to write so much more often than I have been able to,…

Hello From Southern California….

I think I forgot to mention yesterday, that I am Southern California on vacation – though I am still blogging…

Tool Tables for the Garden

Tool Tables for the Garden

I completely love this idea.  I want one (or 5).  They are not readily available as they were produced in…

Seed Saving and 2012

image by Sea Moon Are you going to the movies this weekend?  I really want to see the Fabulous Mr….

Daily Garden : Christchurch, New Zealand

This New Zealand garden raises so many thoughts in my mind.  Like – is that the main house?  Really that…

Patrick Dougherty

Patrick Dougherty’s stick structures are captivating landscape art created from basic building materials (sticks). I learned about Patrick when I…

Evolutions: Jackie’s Front Garden

I hope you enjoy this series as much as I do.  This is Jackie’s house and what it looked like…

Plant Partners: Taking Inspiration from Megaherbs in New Zealand

“This clump is about a metre across, the flower heads of this Pleurophyllum are spikes of blackish ‘button’ type daisy…

“I Gardened for My Life” – The Defiant Gardens of POW’s on Veterans Day

“I Gardened for My Life” – The Defiant Gardens of POW’s on Veterans Day

I have re-typed (in case you can’t read it) the opening paragraph of this article originally printed in Better Homes…

String Gardens

String Gardens

I have to say I don’t get it, I am not sure why, and I don’t know what the point…

Celebrating the fleeting fall: Kiku (Japanese for Chrysanthemum) at the NYBG

Celebrating the fleeting fall: Kiku (Japanese for Chrysanthemum) at the NYBG

I have to say, I am so sorry to be missing this year’s third and final annual display of Kiku…

Cottage Garden Inspiration from Carmel-by-the-Sea

Cottage Garden Inspiration from Carmel-by-the-Sea

California here we come!!….Is Carmel-by-the-Sea within a days drive round trip (with 2 kids) of LA?  I hope so, because…

Los Angeles Gardens: The New Getty

1. Getty Garden, 2. Garden, Paul Getty Museum, LA, 3. Getty Garden, 4. Getty gardens I am making plans for…

15 Beautiful Black Plants For Your Garden

15 Beautiful Black Plants For Your Garden

1. Frosted Purple Barberry, 2. Sambucas nigra – Black Lace, 3. IMG_5129, 4. Oxalis, 5. Black-Hollyhocks, 6. Bees will notice,…

Cloudland, Brisbane Australia: A Modern Green Nightclub Garden

Cloudland, Brisbane Australia: A Modern Green Nightclub Garden

Green buildings and eco-conscious design is increasingly taking center stage in the design world. I find that many green designs…

Daily Garden : The Modernist Fence

This garden designed by ROLU, rosenlof/lucas, ro/lu uses corrugated metal and reclaimed wood to create the fencing, an idea that…

Gardens Endure in Baghdad

The New York Times published an inspiring and uplifting article titled Fanciful Gardens Emerge in a City of Tan and…

Recycled Water Wise Bricks for the Garden

I discovered these interesting bricks that are an exciting option for the landscape over at Urban Gardens (who found them…

Pantone 2010 Color Trend Garden Inspiration

Pantone 2010 Color Trend Garden Inspiration

1. Patterns, 2. Lily of the Valley, 3. Untitled, 4. 春だね~!, 5. friday’s flower power, 6. Frond, 7. green in…

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