Gardens Inspired By Fashion – A Leaf Magazine & Fashion Decor Collaboration

Gardens Inspired By Fashion – A Leaf Magazine & Fashion Decor Collaboration

I have spent a big part of my Sunday morning drooling over images of all sorts of great garden designers…

Trend: Sun Block Printing

Trend: Sun Block Printing

I am not sure how I feel about being old enough to see fashions and fads truly recycle themselves.  I…

Chelsea Flower Show Trends

Chelsea Flower Show Trends

Did you guys see these two posts I wrote over at Apartment Therapy and Re-nest this week?   They both discuss…

Clever Idea: Wedding Registry for a Garden Makeover

Clever Idea: Wedding Registry for a Garden Makeover

I have heard of many interesting and off beat ideas for gift giving to newly-wed couples, but a garden makeover…

Inspired By: Big Apple Circus

Inspired By: Big Apple Circus

Night before last I took my kids to the Big Apple Circus.  I was inspired by the PBS documentary series…

The Succulent Trend

The Succulent Trend

Have you ever heard of term Jump the Shark? (wikipedia defines: something (usually a tv show) has broadened beyond television…

Possible Trend? Stacked Log & Zen Pebble Walls

Possible Trend? Stacked Log & Zen Pebble Walls

Do not get distracted by the beautiful console table.  Avert your eyes and focus on the wall behind it. Twisting…

Garden Style: Dutch Garden Design

Garden Style: Dutch Garden Design

The Dutch have always seemed (to me) to be slightly shorted when it comes to giving nationalized gardening credit.  Brits…

UMass Amherst’s Permaculture Dining Garden

Last year when I decided to expanded my veg garden, (with the prodding of a good friend who is a…

Fresh Ideas for Florals

Fresh Ideas for Florals

As I sit here waiting for my web hosting provider to figure out what is going on with my site…

Vertical Garden: Germain Bourré’s Etagères potagères

Vertical Garden: Germain Bourré’s Etagères potagères

Have your jumped on the vertical garden bandwagon?  No? Is it because it all seems a bit tricky? Maybe you…

Garden Trend? Plantable Furniture

Garden Trend? Plantable Furniture

Is this the coming garden trend?  Apparently it is (according to a recent Design*Sponge visit to the Stockholm furniture fair). …

A Coco Chanel Inspired Garden

A Coco Chanel Inspired Garden

Coco Chanel is an icon of fashion design being both a symbol of modernism (at least for her time) and…

Garden Design Color Trend: Honeysuckle (Pantone 2011)

Garden Design Color Trend: Honeysuckle (Pantone 2011)

Last week, Pantone named their 2011 color of the year.  Honeysuckle, they say, “lifts spirits and imparts confidence to meet…

Hippie Chic Garden Design Inspiration

Hippie Chic Garden Design Inspiration

I have REALLY been looking forward to this post for a while.  Literally, since I signed up to write on…

Color Inspiration: Red, Burgundy, Fuschia, Yellow, & Orange-Gold

Color Inspiration: Red, Burgundy, Fuschia, Yellow, & Orange-Gold

I have to get my creative juices flowing…I am in Washington DC preparing for my sisters wedding.  I am headed…

Daily Garden: Google’s Googleplex Garden and the Trend Towards Corporate Gardens

Daily Garden: Google’s Googleplex Garden and the Trend Towards Corporate Gardens

It is a popular trend in Corporate America to build and offer company gardens. They are places where employees can…

Jamie Durie Electrolux Outdoor Kitchens – Opinions?

Maybe you noticed and maybe you didn’t, but I have never discussed outdoor kitchens here.  It wasn’t a planned thing,…

Color Collections: Butter Yellow

Color Collections: Butter Yellow

I am trying out new things here, so you will have to let me know what you think.  How about…

Britches & Hoes

Britches & Hoes

One more post before I head out…. Because I just can’t help myself.  Britches and Hoes – who came up…

A Better Way to Build Stone Walls

Cheaper, faster, better (and green)? It is the trifecta that usually requires a concession on one side to gain on…

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