Garden Design Details – Black Slats

Garden Design Details – Black Slats

I am desperately trying to finish off some projects that have been carrying on for too long.  One of which is the pergola over the cobblestone patio that I laid last…

Father’s Day Gift Idea: Little Stone House

Father’s Day Gift Idea: Little Stone House

My husband never fails to point out how much he loves the handful of small stone houses that are scattered hills around where we live. I have to admit, there is…

The Green Barn

The Green Barn

I know this news might not be as exciting to you as it is to me….but nonetheless my excitement for this announcement borders (irrationally) on the level of engagements and new babies.  WE…

Instant Garden Party: Boxman Studios

Instant Garden Party: Boxman Studios

  I’m planning a heck of a party this summer and ground zero for the shindig will be my barn.  I’m lucky to have a barn (centered in my garden) where…

Before & After: Heartwood Roses’ Greenhouse

Before & After: Heartwood Roses’ Greenhouse

I have greenhouse envy (especially this time of year where, I had something lovely like this, — there would be a whole load of little plant babies soaking up the spring…

How to Build a Stick Fort

How to Build a Stick Fort

Toys that leave something to the imagination are hard to come by.   Even harder are those that actually aim to encourage your kids to go outside and make something original….

Before & After: Rebecca & Staffan’s Terraced Garden

Before & After: Rebecca & Staffan’s Terraced Garden

This is a special Valentines edition of our Thursday garden makeovers.   Its pretty flowers and charming white walls are so valentines cheery. But mostly I picked it because of this – this…

Garden Gallery: Jerry’s Desert Rooms

Garden Gallery: Jerry’s Desert Rooms

I find the idea behind Jerry Sohn’s desert garden rooms unbelievably inspiring.   Wanting a place in the vast landscape of the Mojave Desert  (where he owns a small house),  he commissioned Architect Arata…

DIY: How to Make A Hobbit House (In Your Garden)

DIY: How to Make A Hobbit House (In Your Garden)

Hayden Regina – creator of the Hobbit Houses at Fernwood Botanical Gardens in Niles, Michigan – is joining us today to share how he created a set of charming little houses…

Cottage for Sale

Cottage for Sale

This caught my eye this morning….I find it funny how this type of advertising makes me infinitely more interested in the house than a typical real estate flyer.   Does it…

Join @PITHANDVIGOR on Instagram

  • Just planted hollyhocks! I havent grown them in years hellip
  • Planting inspiration from Chelsea Flower Show Can you help IDhellip
  • Will it be Andy Sturgeons garden? It is a beautyhellip
  • Just now in my garden The barn and the dogwoodhellip
  • Such a pretty sculpture in another vintage Chelsea flower showhellip
  • Planting inspiration is always the best part of a goodhellip
  • My all time favorite photo from The Chelsea Flower Showhellip
  • Anyone want to make bets on best in show andhellip
  • Doing a little vacation planning this morning Apparently this gardenhellip
  • I have two thoughts about this pic 1 Id likehellip
  • More garden style inspiration from the Chelsea flower show Thishellip
  • Excuse me ladies but the show is over its timehellip