Cicada Summer Coming

Cicada Summer Coming

I’ve got a little theme going today.  It’s about Cicada’s and all things related…. I read an interesting article on the NPR…

Flowery Art Installation

Flowery Art Installation

I am in one of those moods today. You know the mood we all sometimes get into where you feel…

Chanticleer

Chanticleer

In case you missed the other posts (here and here), each week I am writing about one of my favorite…

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden – designed by Beatrix Farrand

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden – designed by Beatrix Farrand

The second garden in this series is the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden. I first visited this garden in Seal Harbor,…

Trend Alert: Spring Fever Has Arrived

Trend Alert: Spring Fever Has Arrived

You how google has that tool where based on web searches they can pretty accurately predict flu outbreaks? I’ve got…

Leaf Magazine Spring 2013 is Here!

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Great Gardens, Great Design – Jardin Plume, France

Great Gardens, Great Design – Jardin Plume, France

I have spent quite a bit of time this winter thinking about garden design on the micro and macro level….

Inspiration from Lambley Nursery

Inspiration from Lambley Nursery

  I discovered a fantastic new site for dry garden inspiration.  That Lambley Nursery and gardens in Victoria, Australia is…

My Book, Garden Design Magazine & a Saturday Morning Blizzard Update

My Book, Garden Design Magazine & a Saturday Morning Blizzard Update

Storm Status: Saturday morning Feb. 9  2013 – Harvard, MA – Snow is about 18 inches deep and still coming…

A Plant on The High Line That Caught My Eye

A Plant on The High Line That Caught My Eye

Last week I was sorting through some of my old photographs. I came across this one from a couple of…

Monday Morning Wanderlust: Monastero Santa Rosa

Monday Morning Wanderlust: Monastero Santa Rosa

I have a confession — I think I am getting on my husband’s nerves….but I can’t stop. It’s January, cold…

Winter Whites

Winter Whites

I’ve got lots of house guests and my holiday has been great so far (how has yours been?). Tonight I…

Winter Thoughts

Winter Thoughts

I want to get lost in my thoughts.  As I always do at this time of year.  What is changing,…

Christmas Eve Checkpoints

Christmas Eve Checkpoints

Are you ready?  I’ve checked my list — many times….besides paper towels and beer, I am all set to snuggle…

Rhubarb Forcers, “Night Soil” & Big Pot Classes

Rhubarb Forcers, “Night Soil” & Big Pot Classes

I am feeling confident that my rhubarb plants have finally taken to my garden and so, finally, I can resonably…

Holiday Twinkle

Holiday Twinkle

I haven’t been able to decide how to attack posts this week as I peruse the archive….Do I just pick…

Monday Morning Light

Monday Morning Light

How are you all today?   I am very sad and I have to admit – a bit shaken. I…

Wreath Inspiration: Mandalas Explained

Wreath Inspiration: Mandalas Explained

Mandalas have been used since ancient times to represent spirit and life’s journey.    A symbol of wholeness and unity, the…

Winter Mandala Wreath Making Workshop

Winter Mandala Wreath Making Workshop

The Thanksgiving event was all I could have hoped for (and more) and I am so grateful that so many…

Post-Thanksgiving Catch-up

Post-Thanksgiving Catch-up

What the heck happened last week!?! I am in shock at the notion that it is officially the Christmas season…(as…

Mathieu Lehanneur’s WiFi stations

Mathieu Lehanneur’s WiFi stations

I’m looking for a new place to work.  My old beloved cafe recently closed and the new tenants are rather adamantly anti-WIFI….

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