Before & After: Nicholas’s Rooftop Garden in Lyon, France

Before & After: Nicholas’s Rooftop Garden in Lyon, France

Whose ready to get back into a regualr schedule? ME!!  While I am not going to shut-up any time soon…

Garden Destinations: Marqueyssac Gardens

Garden Destinations: Marqueyssac Gardens

It’s Easter week and the kids are out of school.  Maybe I will try to keep with an Easter- Spring…

Before & After: Cava’s Green Wall Makeover

Before & After: Cava’s Green Wall Makeover

Care to join me for a glass of wine? Isn’t this just the perfect looking place to hang out all…

Xavier Nicod Antiquities Garden – South of France

Xavier Nicod Antiquities Garden – South of France

Sometimes of the most amazing gardens aren’t around homes, or hotels, palaces or the like, but rather part of a…

Daily Garden: Nicole de Vesian’s La Louve (The She-Wolf)

Daily Garden: Nicole de Vesian’s La Louve (The She-Wolf)

Nicole de Vésian is well known for her career in fashion at the House of Hermes, but in her not…

Daily Garden: Villandry Through the Lens of Fundera grönt

Daily Garden: Villandry Through the Lens of Fundera grönt

As totally, epically, unachievable gardens go (at least by the common homeowner), Villandry in France might be one of the…

Garden Destination: Hotel Viura by Designhouses

Garden Destination: Hotel Viura by Designhouses

It’s been a while since I have seen a hospitality project that grabs my attention like this one.  The Spanish…

Daily Garden: La Terrasse Rouge

Daily Garden: La Terrasse Rouge

Clinging to the slopes of a typical neighborhood of Marseilles, this terrace of 25 square meters offers  was designed by…

Garden Destination: Gilroy Gardens & Axel Erlandson’s Tree Circus

Garden Destination: Gilroy Gardens & Axel Erlandson’s Tree Circus

  Nearly a hundred years ago a Swedish born bean farmer named Axel Erlandson settled in California and in an…

Daily Garden: Irene’s French Oasis

Daily Garden: Irene’s French Oasis

Irene’s small holding in the south of France is fueling my inspiration to make my own six acres in Massachusetts…

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…

Fall in New Hampshire

Fall in New Hampshire

  Wow,  what a weekend — I spent the last 3 days in the beautiful white mountains of New Hampshire. …

Waddesdon Manor’s Inspired Carpet Bedding – Designed by Oscar de la Renta with Kernock Park Plants

Waddesdon Manor’s Inspired Carpet Bedding – Designed by Oscar de la Renta with Kernock Park Plants

In 2003 I designed a show garden for the Hampton Court Palace Flower show and this carpet bedding scheme was…

The Flowing Garden in Bilbao Spain

The Flowing Garden in Bilbao Spain

Bilbao, Spain, with its noteworthy architecture has been on my list of must see places for a while.  Now I…

Revel in the Beauty of Ravel

Revel in the Beauty of Ravel

Francophile tendencies are not beyond me.   I want a house in France (someday) and if I had three wishes, my…

Swedish Design From Ulf Nordjfell  – Chelsea Flower Show 2009

Swedish Design From Ulf Nordjfell – Chelsea Flower Show 2009

The medals were just announced at Chelsea and ‘best in show’ for Show gardens category was Ulf Nordjfell and his…

Reclaiming a Difficult Coast

Reclaiming a Difficult Coast

Vinaros is a town on the Mediterranean coast midway between Barcelona and Valencia. The coast is a formation of coves…

Before & After : Accents of France

Before & After : Accents of France

Wow, what a difference some nice trellis can make!  Trelliage by Accents of France.

Boston Landscape Design Guide

Resources for landscape and garden designers in Boston are abundant and interesting,  you just have to know where to look. …

Garden Destination: Pedreres de s’Hostal Minorca, Spain

Garden Destination: Pedreres de s’Hostal Minorca, Spain

Pruned has an excellent post about Pedreres de s’Hostal on the island of Minorca Spain.  The site is a stone…

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….

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