Downloadable Issue #5

Downloadable Issue #5

All subscribers can download a digital .pdf copy of issue #5 here: Spring 2016 compressed  

Downloadable Issue # 4

Downloadable Issue # 4

All subscribers can download a digital .pdf copy of issue #4 here: Issue 4 fall 2015 compressed  

The Spring 2016 Issue

The Spring 2016 Issue

I’ve got cause to celebrate – the Spring 2016 issue of PITH + VIGOR is shipping next week! Seriously, we made…

I Have an Idea for Failing Glasshouse Owners – Re-Pave

I Have an Idea for Failing Glasshouse Owners – Re-Pave

Between where I live and the actual city of Boston, there is an area that was, historically, a huge growing…

A Favorite Gift – National Parks Checklist Map

A Favorite Gift – National Parks Checklist Map

I received lots of really nice gifts this year and I am so grateful for all of them.  But I…

Seasonal Song: Josh Ritter – Homecoming

Seasonal Song: Josh Ritter – Homecoming

Without my husband, the soundtrack of my life would either not exist or be filled solely with simplistic drivel that…

Inspired By Luisa Brimble

Inspired By Luisa Brimble

I am nearly midway through a photography and styling class with Holly Becker of Decor8.  As we learn to create…

The Gatekeeper – Prepare the Sacred Rosemary Syrup Before it Freezes!

The Gatekeeper – Prepare the Sacred Rosemary Syrup Before it Freezes!

by Joy Flanagan I wanted the latest seasonal cocktail to feature a classic New England harvest – fall’s little red…

Dark Moods and Spirited Delights – Halloween Garden Inspiration

Dark Moods and Spirited Delights – Halloween Garden Inspiration

Are your pumpkins decorated? The last costume details complete?  Is the front porch prepared for an onslaught of candy begging…

Discover Regional Heirloom Apples

Discover Regional Heirloom Apples

We (my dad, my son, and I) picked all our apples this weekend…taste-testing as we went. I grow 6 varieties…

Backyard Biology – Designing A Garden To Be A Kid’s Science Lab

Backyard Biology – Designing A Garden To Be A Kid’s Science Lab

As the editor of this newspaper, my job is mostly to bring ideas together, and as they flow in from…

The StarGazer – How To Infuse Flowers Into Cocktails

The StarGazer – How To Infuse Flowers Into Cocktails

by Joy Flanagan I’m no runner, but I can’t help but get outside for a jog when the weather starts…

The Surfside – A Watermelon Cocktail For the Last Days of Summer

The Surfside – A Watermelon Cocktail For the Last Days of Summer

by Joy Flanagan I’m always poking around blogs on cocktails and spirits and recently read an article about fastening spouts…

Victoria & Albert Museum World Beach Art, Stone Mosaic Garden Inspiration

Victoria & Albert Museum World Beach Art, Stone Mosaic Garden Inspiration

Here is what is inspiring me today. The World Beach Project it is an online gallery of art made by…

Autumn 2015 issue of Pith + Vigor Coming Soon! (Subscribe now!)

Autumn 2015 issue of Pith + Vigor Coming Soon! (Subscribe now!)

The next issue of Pith + Vigor will ship to subscribers the week of September 8th.  In order to get…

Strawberry Spritz – A Seasonal Strawberry Cocktail Recipe

Strawberry Spritz – A Seasonal Strawberry Cocktail Recipe

I’d like to introduce you to Joy Flanagan.  She’s the best bartender (and it’s not just me saying that) at…

Je Persoonlijke Tuin – My book, In Dutch

Je Persoonlijke Tuin – My book, In Dutch

  Check this out – it’s my book – in Dutch.  I love all things Dutch – have I ever told…

PITH + VIGOR One Year Later – The State of the Paper

PITH + VIGOR One Year Later – The State of the Paper

It is so amazing to me that just one year ago this week, I launched (with great trepidation) the indiegogo…

Downloadable Issue # 3

Downloadable Issue # 3

All subscribers can download a digital .pdf copy of issue #3 here: PITH + VIGOR SUMMER 2015 compressed  

The Summer 2015 Issue of PITH + VIGOR – (A Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift!)

The Summer 2015 Issue of PITH + VIGOR – (A Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift!)

It just dawned on me that I could/ should (I mean what kind of business woman would I be if…

Flowers on Cakes – A Trend Report and a Creative Challenge

Flowers on Cakes – A Trend Report and a Creative Challenge

When I arrived home from Florida yesterday (I was there speaking at Epcot’s International Garden Festival) I noted a few…

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