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…

Flames to Stave Off a Winter Chill

Flames to Stave Off a Winter Chill

When my wife and I first started dating 16 years ago, she revealed to me at some point that her…

Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Catching a glimpse of this picture on Pinterest, I was immediately inspired to learn more about the building and artist who created…

Cottage for Sale

Cottage for Sale

This caught my eye this morning….I find it funny how this type of advertising makes me infinitely more interested in…

Help!

Help!

I am not sure why it rarely occurs to me that I can ask you all questions too when I…

ItSaul Plants

ItSaul Plants

It is mid November in Maine and we are consistently getting frost at night but to date, only a dusting…

Mathieu Lehanneur’s WiFi stations

Mathieu Lehanneur’s WiFi stations

I’m looking for a new place to work.  My old beloved cafe recently closed and the new tenants are rather adamantly anti-WIFI….

Driftwood Lily Stump Stool

Driftwood Lily Stump Stool

This beautifully embellished piece of driftwood caught my eye today.   The piece was created by Bellawillow, in collaboration with Elwood…

The Barn Makeover Part One

The Barn Makeover Part One

I’m going to share these horrible pictures with you (and then as soon as I hit publish I will have…

Fun Garden Shopping

Fun Garden Shopping

Are you preparing for THE storm?   I figure while I still have power I might as well shop….right?  …

Tara Gordon’s Symmagery

Tara Gordon’s Symmagery

While researching another article this morning I came across the interesting photography of Tara Gordon.  She calls it Symmagery and it is…

Before & After: Seda Bolsa Farm’s Potting Shed

Before & After: Seda Bolsa Farm’s Potting Shed

I am always in need of a workspace, one that doesn’t involve me pulling out the vaccuum cleaner to tidy…

Royal College of Art Sustainable Chair Challenge

Royal College of Art Sustainable Chair Challenge

Besides being stunning works of design, this recent V&A Museum display caught my eye. These chairs (and more) were all…

DIY : Craighton Berman’s Coil Lamp

DIY : Craighton Berman’s Coil Lamp

Ok –I admit this maybe stretching the definition of DIY  — but for those of you who perhaps need a…

DIY: Rope Mats

DIY: Rope Mats

I took a class a couple weeks ago so that I could belay my husband and little people while rock…

Outdoor Fabric Resources

Outdoor Fabric Resources

I spent a couple hours last night putting together the outdoor fabrics supplier list on the resources page. I hope…

Minali Singh’s Lotus Lamps & Rocket Planters

Minali Singh’s Lotus Lamps & Rocket Planters

As I have sort of begun to organize the chicken coop/ potting shed I am – with every item that…

Friday 5 – Portable Stove & Grills

Friday 5 – Portable Stove & Grills

Wait! Summer is not quite gone…there is still time to grab the grill and head to the beach, the mountains,…

Inspiration Board: Black Urban Earthy

Inspiration Board: Black Urban Earthy

I love imagining gardens and outdoor rooms that have a distinct look and feel and when I start to play with ideas…

Friday 5: Orange Spring Bulbs

Friday 5: Orange Spring Bulbs

Are you thinking about planting spring bulbs?  I’ve picked 5 gems in my favorite color to inspire you. Clockwise from…

Branch & Stump Lights by Marco Steffanelli

Branch & Stump Lights by Marco Steffanelli

By day, I suspect these light to be hardly worth noticing.  After all, the resin has been shaped and molded…

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