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…

The Three Ring Teir Table

My life is feeling rather like a three ring circus.  I love it full, but it always seems fuller than…

Daily Garden : The Potters Garden – Chicago, IL.

Daily Garden : The Potters Garden – Chicago, IL.

Norbert White is a potter and, with his partner, he has created a garden haven at their Chicago home that…

Daily Garden: Halloween Inspiration – 29 Palms, CA

Daily Garden: Halloween Inspiration – 29 Palms, CA

Are you heady for Halloween?   I can’t help myself….it is not until Saturday, but I have to share this spooky…

50 Natives: Rhode Island : Asters (White Wood Aster, Smooth Aster, Heath Aster and New England Aster)

by Er.We As the line of peak foliage moves south (I think it is in my neighborhood right now),  asters…

Living Ocotillo Fences – Fouquieria splendens

Living Ocotillo Fences – Fouquieria splendens

by Walks On Rocks I am fascinated with a recent discovery.   In the desert southwest the Ocotillo Cactus (Fouquieria splendens)…

Daily Garden: Casa Las Ranas, La Cieneguita, Mexico

Oh, I have a garden for you today.  It is an artist’s paradise near near San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. …

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