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?“),…

Beautiful Glazed Bricks

Beautiful Glazed Bricks

When I saw these beautiful facing bricks from Fire Clay Tile, my mind started churning….how many ways can I think…

Modern Shed Plans

Modern Shed Plans

About a month ago Kim asked (over on the Studio ‘g’ fb page) if I knew of any great shed…

What’s Fab on Fab

What’s Fab on Fab

Have you noticed the profusion of flash shopping sites that have popped up lately?   I’ve been keeping my eye…

Sweetwater Bungalows

Sweetwater Bungalows

As I plan for our next big glamping adventure (next month!)  I am daydreaming about the possibilities to make our  home garden…

Weekend Things

Weekend Things

Is the weather crazy where you are?  New England is having stormy weather like I haven’t seen since I lived…

French-Made Treehouses

French-Made Treehouses

We have promised some friends a wooded corner of our property to use in tree-house experiments.   We already have…

DIY: Shower Curtain Cushions

DIY: Shower Curtain Cushions

It’s been an exciting morning here….there was an accident at the end of my driveway (literally) — and the power…

Garden Design Basics: Scale

Garden Design Basics: Scale

It is not often that a perfect picture crosses my desk that so precisely shows how, by playing with the…

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…

Garpa Bird Houses

Garpa Bird Houses

There is something quite appealing about these simple shapes.  If I had an extra ~$2100.00 I would certainly buy three….

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 weekend is all about getting ready for the weekends after that.   I have guests coming next weekend and…

Fire Truck Garden Guest Quarters

Fire Truck Garden Guest Quarters

My husband and I have been day dreaming about turning our lower and unused three stall horse barn into some…

Mixing Botanical and Anatomical Art – Utilitarian Franchise Pillows and Graphics

Mixing Botanical and Anatomical Art – Utilitarian Franchise Pillows and Graphics

Following up on my earlier post— these are some of the great original graphics that Tin prints on his canvas…

An Etsy Round-up of Garden Goodies

An Etsy Round-up of Garden Goodies

I have to admit, coming across the Earth Sea Warrior’s kitschy curiosities come airplant holders left me quite distracted by…

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…

Friday 5: Outdoor Bars

Friday 5: Outdoor Bars

It has been that kind of week.  I am ready to crack a cold one…whew… how was your week? So…

Before & After: Liz & Linda’s Final Wow Garden

We have been following along for the last few weeks with Liz & Linda’s London garden makeover project? Are you…

Friday 5: Five Great Garden Grasses

Friday 5: Five Great Garden Grasses

I’m trying out a new feature…. I’m calling it the Friday 5.  The concept is simple — it is five…

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