The Simple Things and Other Spring Reading

The Simple Things and Other Spring Reading

I rarely go to bookstores anymore. I would if it was easier, but they are all at least a 20…

The 8 Books You Need to Design Your Own Garden

The 8 Books You Need to Design Your Own Garden

I know that visitors to this site and the readers of PITH + VIGOR magazine are a book-loving bunch.  I…

Remembering Neil Armstrong: Gardens 1969

Remembering Neil Armstrong: Gardens 1969

When I was kid and adults pulled out the standard kid question (“What do you want to be when you grow up?“),…

Father’s Day Garden-y Gift Ideas

Father’s Day Garden-y Gift Ideas

It has taken me many many years to get to a place where I can write this post from personal…

New Garden Pubs

New Garden Pubs

I am super inspired by the plethora of new publications in the garden and design world.  But I am also left wondering what is…

Weekend Things

Weekend Things

This week was a big one.  Leaf Spring 2012 came out on Monday and now that I have been though…

Leaf Magazine Spring 2012

Leaf Magazine Spring 2012

I’ve been up since 3 — I can’t sleep when I have something like the 2nd issue of Leaf Magazine…

Sneak a Peek at Leaf Magazine’s Spring Covers!

Sneak a Peek at Leaf Magazine’s Spring Covers!

Do you know how hard it is to be working on something so exciting — but not be able to…

Meet April Showers & The Gardener — Plantable Comic Books

Meet April Showers & The Gardener — Plantable Comic Books

What kid wouldn’t love the idea of burying the book once it’s all read? And for that matter, as a…

Garden Gallery: Jinny Bloom’s Wild Order

Garden Gallery: Jinny Bloom’s Wild Order

If I weren’t a garden designer myself, and I had decided to hire a designer to help me with my…

Garden Up!

Garden Up!

When I came across this little clutch of great vertical gardens this morning, it forced me to acknowledge the relatively…

Kreativa kvadratmeter (Creative Square Meter) – Swedish Garden Inspiration

Kreativa kvadratmeter (Creative Square Meter) – Swedish Garden Inspiration

I am all around the world today – taking inspiration from Brazil and now Sweden. Perhaps I have a little…

Book Trees

Book Trees

I have lost track of where I found this (I hate it when that happens!!) but still want to share…

Book Review: Close – Allan Pollok-Morris

Book Review: Close – Allan Pollok-Morris

I want to share a book with you that is currently enjoying prize real estate on my coffee table.  …

First Light: Creating Photo Books

First Light: Creating Photo Books

So jet lag is getting the best of me (and the rest of my family) — but I am getting…

In the Garden by Beth Dow

In the Garden by Beth Dow

Have you seen this book? In the Garden by Beth Dow | Make Your Own Book The beautiful collection, created…

ROOT – A Landscape Architecture Publication

ROOT – A Landscape Architecture Publication

And while I am on the topic of a lot to think about this morning, have you seen this relatively…

Plant Society

Plant Society

Oh Matt Mattus where have you been all my life?….hmmm….looks like just down the road…go figure.  For all my lamenting…

The City Out My Window: Review & Giveaway

I have to confess….though I live near Boston, New York is the city I really love (don’t hate me —…

Designer Resources

I want to send out a big congratulations to Chris Heiler over at Landscape Leadership for recently completing his book…

“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…

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