Garden Gallery: Simplicity

Garden Gallery: Simplicity

It is the typical lament of the garden worker that spring is just nuts.  As much as anyone else I am prone to the insanity of the sudden onset of additional…

Garden Gallery: Ryue Nishizawa’s Garden House

Garden Gallery: Ryue Nishizawa’s Garden House

How about this little slice of inspiration for monday morning.  Landscapers are always trying to get architects, homeowners and builders  to involve them earlier and more holistically into the process of site…

In the Garden With: Luke Dixon

In the Garden With: Luke Dixon

Luke Dixon is an apiarist, an apiculturist, a caretaker for bees – I call him a B-man.  His new book, Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities, published by Timber Press, is all about urban beekeeping…

Garden Gallery: GraftWorks Twisted Roof

Garden Gallery: GraftWorks Twisted Roof

Have you ever considered giving your deck a twist – literally?  The idea of changing up the edge, putting some plants beneath and making the whole thing more exciting seems like…

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Diarmuid Gavin’s Magical Pyramid

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Diarmuid Gavin’s Magical Pyramid

I have been pondering how to bring you the wealth of garden inspiration that I am finding here at Chelsea.   The gardens are, as usual, filled with design inspiration, back stories, pretty…

Scrappy Roof Gardens ~ Before They Were Cool

Scrappy Roof Gardens ~ Before They Were Cool

I just discovered Penelope Green’s article titled On City Roof Tops, Scrappy Green Spaces in Bloom in the New York Times.  (It is from last summer…so I guess I am a bit…

Daily Garden: Adrianna’s Long Beach Front & Roof Gardens

Daily Garden: Adrianna’s Long Beach Front & Roof Gardens

Have you taken down your holiday decorations?   Mine are long gone, but I can’t help but post this front landscape and accompanying roof garden (resplendant with pre-holiday decor) because not only is…

Before & After: Nicholas’s Rooftop Garden in Lyon, FR

Before & After: Nicholas’s Rooftop Garden in Lyon, FR

Whose ready to get back into a regualr schedule? ME!!  While I am not going to shut-up any time soon about Leaf Magazine (have you read it yet?)  — I am…

Garden Gallery: Nuria Mora’s Rooftop Garden

Garden Gallery: Nuria Mora’s Rooftop Garden

Nuria Mora has a new installation on a rooftop by the East River in New York City.  It’s not jsut a painting, but a garden, in the most artisitc sense.  And…

Garden Gallery: Sebastian Mariscal in Tijuana

Garden Gallery: Sebastian Mariscal in Tijuana

Happy Monday!!  I’ve got a a little blockade of draft posts to clear out today (Now that I am past Friday’s Bluehost image rejecting drama). This is a quickie — then…

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  • Spent some time this afternoon getting creative with my camerahellip
  • I thought they were fake They were just so perfectlyhellip
  • Just discovered my friend Stacys book page! Worth a followhellip
  • Look at the detail of these steps if you needhellip
  • Gardens in old European cities are often made of justhellip
  • Only a few more days until I return home Soakinghellip
  • Trying to name all the plants in this gorgeous plantinghellip
  • What is it? I am really not sure?? Seen ashellip
  • More Hampton Court inspiration I think it is rather Zenhellip
  • Loving these vintage vibes from Provence Wishing I was stillhellip
  • Its hot! Here in Bostonlast week in Paris Though Ihellip
  • The woodchuck mowed down my hollyhocks while I was awayhellip