On Tour

On Tour

I have always thought that viewing a private garden as part of a guided tour is awkward at best, regimented at worst.

Modernist Delight: The Decordova Museum

Modernist Delight: The Decordova Museum

Two Big Black Hearts by Jim Dine ence pence by ursula von Rydingsvard Are You Here? by Johnathan Getelson Johnathan…

Seed Libraries In The Northeast

Seed Libraries In The Northeast

Being a garden blogger has its perks…free plants and seeds.  Every year, the packets come in, some I purchased and…

Garden Tour: A Wormtown Plant Haven

Garden Tour: A Wormtown Plant Haven

Gardens are inextricably linked to the people who tend them. It is a deep relationship, where one depends on the other. In every issue,…

Fresh Pickings From New England Coastal Farmland

Fresh Pickings From New England Coastal Farmland

DATE: September 13, 2014 TIME: 53 Minutes DISTANCE: 43 Miles TERRAIN: New England Coastal Farmland (Dartmouth, MA) Soft early fall…

A Visit to Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials.

A Visit to Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials.

The staff at Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials are so nice, they just smile sweetly even when they have no idea what…

Great Garden Center: Snug Harbor Farm

Great Garden Center: Snug Harbor Farm

Shortly after we moved to Maine last fall, a blog post from Gardenista showcased the nursery called Snug Harbor Farm…

Favorite Gardens – The High Line, NYC

Favorite Gardens – The High Line, NYC

As the NCAA Championship is slated for Monday night (I will not be watching because a) we got rid of…

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,…

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…

Seasonal Container Garden Recipe: Use the Local Landscape as a Point of Reference

Seasonal Container Garden Recipe: Use the Local Landscape as a Point of Reference

A quote I think about when creating a container planting. “You just can’t plant exotics in the countryside. They just…

Garden Gallery: Beatrix Farrand in Maine

Garden Gallery: Beatrix Farrand in Maine

Garland Farm in on Mt Desert Island near Bar Harbor, Maine, where Beatrix Farrand, a renowned landscape designer, lived and…

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Nasturtiums

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Nasturtiums

I am flat out with getting Issue #2 of Leaf Magazine out the door.  We are hoping to have it…

Before & After: Cava’s Green Wall Makeover

Before & After: Cava’s Green Wall Makeover

Care to join me for a glass of wine? Isn’t this just the perfect looking place to hang out all…

Fall in New Hampshire

Fall in New Hampshire

  Wow,  what a weekend — I spent the last 3 days in the beautiful white mountains of New Hampshire. …

Boston Landscape Design Guide

Resources for landscape and garden designers in Boston are abundant and interesting,  you just have to know where to look. …

New England Grows

New England Grows ended today and it was a good show.  I have to say, it was remarkably smaller than…

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