Armadillo – A tabletop barbecue

I have found it….the perfect christmas gift for the person who has it all. Created by Bill Sorich.  There is…

Downed Trees

I live in the woods, which can take a little getting used to…in a gardening sense….I must learn to love…

Wood Stack Art

It’s the season to prepare for winter and here in New England, wood stacking can be an art. I am…

Inspiration Board: Thanksgiving Garden

Inspiration Board: Thanksgiving Garden

My Favorite holiday would only be better if I could eat it outside in a beautiful and cozy setting. I…

Modern Landscape Masters: Brian Mackin: Counterbalance Sculpture

One of my personal design mantras is ‘go big’ and ‘design like you mean it’ – I mean really, don’t…

Playground inspiration

Ninagawa Mika is one of Japans most popular photographers. Her photos are beautiful looking things with acid colored plants, landscapes…

Trends:  Landscape Skulls?

Trends: Landscape Skulls?

It’s all over fashion…even my little people (ages 3 and 6) have clothing items with skulls, so it has to…

Inspiration Board: Corpse Bride’s Wedding Garden

Well, a couple hours turned into almost a whole day….I love my ISP or not…. Anyway, here it is, A…

The Corpse Bride’s Garden Wedding

I don’t have a Gothic bone in my body (at least I don’t think so), but I think that good…

Modern Landscape Masters : Elena Colombo

My Modern Masters series is leading me to find all sorts of new sources. I have seen Elena Colombo’s work,…

Keep it zipped….

An emerging trend? I discovered both of these within days of each other. This sculpture is by modern artist Mark…

Modern Landscape Masters : Jesus Moroles

Modern Landscape Masters : Jesus Moroles

Jesus Moroles has over 2000 installed works worldwide and is unparallelled in his field. He works in granite and primarily…

Modern Masters : David Mellor and an Ode To Mowing

Modern Masters : David Mellor and an Ode To Mowing

I live outside of Boston, though I can’t say I am really a Red Sox fan – I hope my…

Modern Landscape Masters : Lew French

I know of just a few artists that are living that create landscape art that I want to celebrate. I…

The Sagamore Hotel

Last week the Sagamore Hotel was sold and will presumably undergo extensive renovations to bring it up to the vision…

Landscape Artist: Cathryn Barmon

Small slices of green, terrariums and indoor gardens can make the most overwhelming of city spaces breathable and calm. Cathryn…

Plant Inspired Garden Mood Boards – Exotic Romance & The Toad Lily

Plant Inspired Garden Mood Boards – Exotic Romance & The Toad Lily

I called the last of my Romantic Plant inspired inspiration boards “Exotic Romance” Based on the Trycirtis (or Toad Lily)…

Dangerous Romance – Venus Fly Trap Inspiration for Garden Design

Dangerous Romance – Venus Fly Trap Inspiration for Garden Design

As promised last week, here is the first of the ‘other’ two inspiration boards for gardens related to romantic flowers…….

A Romantic Magnolia Inspired Garden for “Design New England”

A Romantic Magnolia Inspired Garden for “Design New England”

A few months back I was asked by the lovely editors at “Design New England” Magazine to be involved in…

Inspiration Board: Emily’s Mod Roof Top Garden

I must share with you this excellent inspiration board that our own Emily did. She imagined it as a rooftop…

Inspired By: A Beautiful Bamboo Plant Container

Inspired By: A Beautiful Bamboo Plant Container

It is so rare that garden containers make me take the little gasp of air that implies my immediate recognition…

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