The Fatboy Outdoor

Better than a lounge chair this easily dragged lounge bed is perfect for austere or modern beach side resorts or…

Ammonite Delight

I have recently discovered the trove of interesting garden accessories at gardenboutique.co.uk and among all the interesting items, I am…

Private Plots and Public Spots – and Cow Bones as Pavers!

Private Plots and Public Spots – and Cow Bones as Pavers!

The international competition: ‘Best Private Plots 08 – Die besten Gärten 2008’ is being held for the third consecutive year….

Forgiving the Rhododenron

Relocating to New England from England about four years ago seemed, at the time, (and often still does) like the…

Root Barriers

Bamboos are a huge design trend but installation can quickly become prohibitively expensive as running bamboos need to be contained…

Tivoli Outdoor Lighting

I found them!….the pictures of the unique landscape lights at Tivoli gardens in Copenhagen. The posting the other day about…

6 Ways Hotels & Hospitality Properties Can Green Their Landscapes

6 Ways Hotels & Hospitality Properties Can Green Their Landscapes

As I look around there is an ever increasing wealth of information on how to be more carbon neutral, sustainable…

Inspired By: A Beautiful Bamboo Plant Container

Inspired By: A Beautiful Bamboo Plant Container

It is so rare that garden containers make me take the little gasp of air that implies my immediate recognition…

London’s Mandarin Oriental Extends Hyde Park into Hotel

London’s Mandarin Oriental Extends Hyde Park into Hotel

The Mandarin Oriental in London recently opened the ‘Park Terrace’ offering open air dining in a chic English garden setting….

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008 – Brown Exudes Luxury

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008 – Brown Exudes Luxury

Trend #6 -Brown exudes luxury Brown as a feature in the landscape? Doesn’t that have a negative connotation (dead leaves,…

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008 – Green in all Variations

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008 – Green in all Variations

Trend # 5 – Green in all variations Green, of course green, it is the word of the moment; it…

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008

Zara inspired me to take a look around and see what we could offer in the spirit of the 2008…

Attending HD Expo 2008 – My Thoughts

Attending HD Expo 2008 – My Thoughts

There were quite a few events over the 2 days that I attended. These are my thoughts about each. Town…

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