Inspired By:  Ulf Nordfjell

Inspired By: Ulf Nordfjell

Along the coast of Maine as we are readying for Christmas, our outdoor cultivation has come to a screeching halt as the ground is covered by a foot and a half…

Garden Gallery: Robert Tatin’s Home in Normandy France

Garden Gallery: Robert Tatin’s Home in Normandy France

I’m off this afternoon on a SouthernCalifornia adventure, but before I head out I have a something I have been meaning to share with you for a few weeks. It is…

Outdoor Art: INSA Gif-itti

Outdoor Art: INSA Gif-itti

Please accept my apologies if this might be a bit too much to look at on a monday morning.  The idea of this art is just too cool though. I’ve mentioned…

Renny Ramakers Got Me Thinking

This short video about design really got me thinking…about design, my garden, and just about everything I do.  I thought it particularly good for garden-makers. (p.s. the best parts are in…

Inspired by: Stuart Frost’s Scorched Wood

Inspired by: Stuart Frost’s Scorched Wood

I seem to never fail to find so many works of Environmental Art to be supremely inspirational.   Stuart Frost has created a series of works across the globe with some in Albuquerque,…

Garden Designers Round Table: Design Heroes

Garden Designers Round Table: Design Heroes

Choosing a design hero is not something that comes easy to me , primarily because I can find something I love in most gardens and if someone has even a little…

Modern Masters: Piet Oudolf

Modern Masters: Piet Oudolf

I happened to notice today that Piet Oudolf’s website seems to have some new images since the last time I visited (for a good old fashioned drool-fest). His gardens have been…

Inspired By: Marsh Arabs and Zaha Hadid

Inspired By: Marsh Arabs and Zaha Hadid

I am preparing an article about Zaha Hadid and her influence on landscape design for the trade publication Landscape (based in the Middle East) (if you don’t know of her, she…

Morten Flyverbom

Morten Flyverbom

Art and design are funny things to observe. Are there ever really any completely new and original ideas?  I think probably not, but I’m really not sure.  I remember in design…

Garden Gallery: An Idaho Haven

Garden Gallery: An Idaho Haven

There isn’t an Andy Goldsworthy work (or even an Andy Goldsworthy copy-cat work) in existence that I don’t adore.  There is something about bringing rustic and natural elements into these highly…

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