Can all the Worlds Problems Really Be Solved with a Garden?

Have you seen this video? I have now watched it and a couple others in the same vein about 50…

Gardens Endure in Baghdad

The New York Times published an inspiring and uplifting article titled Fanciful Gardens Emerge in a City of Tan and…

Recycled Water Wise Bricks for the Garden

I discovered these interesting bricks that are an exciting option for the landscape over at Urban Gardens (who found them…

Pantone 2010 Color Trend Garden Inspiration

Pantone 2010 Color Trend Garden Inspiration

1. Patterns, 2. Lily of the Valley, 3. Untitled, 4. 春だね~!, 5. friday’s flower power, 6. Frond, 7. green in…

Yesterday’s Planting: Phyllostachys Nigra – Black Bamboo

by Rubisco! I always get excited about firsts…big or little, I seem to note and remember them.   Every variety of…

Taking Inspiration: Where the Wild Things Are

I was so excited to take my little people  to see “Where the Wild Things Are” last Friday evening –…

Tag it! Beautiful Plant Labels

Every sort of plant tag you can imagine is available through Botanique Editions.  And not just the tags but the…

Grafitti – I Tell you, it is a Garden Trend! – Story Hotel in Stockhom Sweden

Do you remember discussing graffiti in the garden here and here? Remember I said it was going to be a…

Beautiful Australian Designer Market Umbrellas

Beautiful Australian Designer Market Umbrellas

Yesterday was a bit rough, but Yahoo was eventually able to resolve the corruption that apparently was causing this site…

Grass Inspiration – It’s not all bad!

Grass Inspiration – It’s not all bad!

I recently read a post by Kathryn of Diary of a Smart Chick over at Houzz.  She created an inspiring…

A Couple of Cool Vertical Garden Prototypes: Available Soon

A Couple of Cool Vertical Garden Prototypes: Available Soon

It is a huge trend in gardening. For generations, plants were placed in soil on the ground or in a…

Rainbow Bright Garden Furniture

Rainbow Bright Garden Furniture

Do you think there is yet another little trend afoot? A trend for furniture that has a rainbow of color…

Daily Garden 060: Malibu, CA by Cao & Perot

Daily Garden 060: Malibu, CA by Cao & Perot

The refrain, ‘Make do with what you have’,  is, in lean times is a reality forced upon many.  I am…

I Have a New Crush

What is is with men who can design beautiful interesting and inspiring gardens?….first it was Diarmuid Gavin…then James Wong… and…

Gerard Gay’s Luxury Pools

I have been trying to pull together another fashion inspired garden…and then really I need to step away from the…

Natural Swimming Pools for Beauty, Health & the Environment

Natural Swimming Pools for Beauty, Health & the Environment

Being blond haired, swimming pools have always come with a huge negative side effect.  The battle against green tinged hair…

Landscape Hotel Trends: SLS Beverly Hills

I am fascinated by the design of the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills.  The hotel designed by among others Phillipe…

Foo Dogs – Protectors of your Sanctuary

Foo Dogs – Protectors of your Sanctuary

Sprout home always carries interesting items and my visit to their site today turned up yet another great item. Yesterday…

Garden trends: Worldly (part 10 of 11)

Garden trends: Worldly (part 10 of 11)

Ok – so I am coming clean, I lost track of this series somewhere around part 5…..and to be honest,…

Daily Garden 046 : Labyrinth Garden by Beth Mullins

Daily Garden 046 : Labyrinth Garden by Beth Mullins

I love this idea for a meditative garden. Walking the labyrinth, this small space is so interesting and simple. This…

Garden Inspiration From Chelsea Flower Show 2009

Garden Inspiration From Chelsea Flower Show 2009

All Week…right here…scouring the internet for the most fun and interesting Chelsea Flower Show pictures and tidbits. The fairly controversial…

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