On Tour

On Tour

I have always thought that viewing a private garden as part of a guided tour is awkward at best, regimented at worst.

Garden Makeover: Ruins of a Colonial House Become a Garden Bar in Mexico

Garden Makeover: Ruins of a Colonial House Become a Garden Bar in Mexico

There are so many ideas to steal from this interesting hospitality project in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. The building that received a…

Daily Garden : Phillip Nixon’s Morrocan Inspired Home in Venice Beach, CA

Daily Garden : Phillip Nixon’s Morrocan Inspired Home in Venice Beach, CA

I spotted Phillip Nixon’s Garden in Apartment Therapy last week when they referred to it as an “Indiana Jones Oasis”.  (oddly,…

Daily Garden:  My Green Passion’s Austrian Autumn Garden

Daily Garden: My Green Passion’s Austrian Autumn Garden

My plants have just about passed on for the season.  The last of the leaves are strew across the lawn…

Daily Garden: OsterGRO – An Urban Rooftop Farm in Denmark

Daily Garden: OsterGRO – An Urban Rooftop Farm in Denmark

The simple fact that such a bounty can come from a pile of dirt on top a building inspires me…

Garden Travel: Montserrat, Spain

Garden Travel: Montserrat, Spain

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I spent a week in Barcelona this summer and now I have a new top five favorite European cities list….

Garden Travel: Le Riad Jasmine – Marrakech, Morocco

Garden Travel: Le Riad Jasmine – Marrakech, Morocco

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’ve got to scratch an itch – my travel itch.  Today Marrakech, Morocco is enticing today… tomorrow it might be…

Atlanta: Where to Go and Not Go

Atlanta: Where to Go and Not Go

Two days in Atlanta at the Garden Writers Association conference are in the rear view mirror.  But before I forget, I…

Modernist Delight: The Decordova Museum

Modernist Delight: The Decordova Museum

Two Big Black Hearts by Jim Dine ence pence by ursula von Rydingsvard Are You Here? by Johnathan Getelson Johnathan…

Garden To Visit: La Colombe d’Or Hotel

Garden To Visit: La Colombe d’Or Hotel

It’s Wednesday and I find it hard to believe that just four days ago I was in Provence, France. I…

Seed Libraries In The Northeast

Seed Libraries In The Northeast

Being a garden blogger has its perks…free plants and seeds.  Every year, the packets come in, some I purchased and…

A Rememberance Garden At Sericourt

A Rememberance Garden At Sericourt

I spent most of yesterday sorting out a computer upgrade, a messed up router and hanging with my little people…

Garden Tour: Middleton Place Plantation, Charleston, SC + An Announcement

Garden Tour: Middleton Place Plantation, Charleston, SC + An Announcement

Last week, the old south – specifically Charleston, South Carolina welcomed me for a few days while I got to know…

Garden Tour: A Wormtown Plant Haven

Garden Tour: A Wormtown Plant Haven

Gardens are inextricably linked to the people who tend them. It is a deep relationship, where one depends on the other. In every issue,…

Fresh Pickings From New England Coastal Farmland

Fresh Pickings From New England Coastal Farmland

DATE: September 13, 2014 TIME: 53 Minutes DISTANCE: 43 Miles TERRAIN: New England Coastal Farmland (Dartmouth, MA) Soft early fall…

Godshuis Gardens in Belgium

Godshuis Gardens in Belgium

We’ve been in Belgium for two weeks now – filling our time slowly with the treasures of the region.  We…

A Visit to Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials.

A Visit to Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials.

The staff at Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials are so nice, they just smile sweetly even when they have no idea what…

Great Garden Center: Snug Harbor Farm

Great Garden Center: Snug Harbor Farm

Shortly after we moved to Maine last fall, a blog post from Gardenista showcased the nursery called Snug Harbor Farm…

Succulent Cafe by Succulents and Sunshine

Succulent Cafe by Succulents and Sunshine

Trust me when I say that you should forget reading this post and just hop directly on over to Succulents and Sunshine….

Garden Gallery: Higashimokoto Flower Park in Hokkaido, Japan

Garden Gallery: Higashimokoto Flower Park in Hokkaido, Japan

Are your phlox blooming yet?  In new England we are not quite there yet….but in Japan, well that is a…

Garden Gallery: The Urban Physic Garden

Garden Gallery: The Urban Physic Garden

Do you know what a physic garden is?  I have to admit that until I attended design school at the…

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