Help Wanted : Pruners Required

I have been reading with fascination this morning about Pearl Fryar, a South Carolinian gardener and artist who created an…

Can all the Worlds Problems Really Be Solved with a Garden?

Have you seen this video? I have now watched it and a couple others in the same vein about 50…

Patrick Dougherty

Patrick Dougherty’s stick structures are captivating landscape art created from basic building materials (sticks). I learned about Patrick when I…

Los Angeles Gardens: The New Getty

1. Getty Garden, 2. Garden, Paul Getty Museum, LA, 3. Getty Garden, 4. Getty gardens I am making plans for…

Brendan Moar’s Dry Spell Gardens

My Daughter’s Birthday is next week, so she is on the look out for birthday packages arriving in the mail. …

Treehouse Down!?!

Treehouse Down!?!

I have to share this treehouse with you….before it is gone.  Yes, the owner is sadly being forced to tear…

Cairns for the Garden

image of Ill Bell Cairn by Roantrum Yesterday I received an email from a woman at Raytheon inquiring about mini…

Revel in the Beauty of Ravel

Revel in the Beauty of Ravel

Francophile tendencies are not beyond me.   I want a house in France (someday) and if I had three wishes, my…

The Patient Details of Dry Stone Stacking

The Patient Details of Dry Stone Stacking

Materials are really what you make of them and in an artist’s or masters hands the most simple and mundane…

I Have a New Crush

What is is with men who can design beautiful interesting and inspiring gardens?….first it was Diarmuid Gavin…then James Wong… and…

Taking Inspiration from Jeff Shelton

Taking Inspiration from Jeff Shelton

Let me introduce you to Jeff Shelton.  He is one of those modern day architects that is creating buildings and…

CYMTIAG – Pish Posh Garden

CYMTIAG – Pish Posh Garden

It’s Friday and I am headed to Maine for a long weekend (so no posts) – but I am planning…

Little & Lewis: A Garden Gallery

Little & Lewis: A Garden Gallery

The Art of George Little and David Lewis is beautiful and apparently worthy of of a book featuring their their…

Ryan Gainey Inspiration

I am always interested to learn of a new (at least to me) landscape designer that creates unique and magical…

T. Delaney & R. Greayer at the AD Show

T. Delaney & R. Greayer at the AD Show

It is not often that you get to actually meet and chat with people you admire and then find them…

Documentaries about Great Garden Designers

Documentaries about Great Garden Designers

I am so excited to find some great videos about some of them most amazing gardens and gardeners in the…

Reviving the Ancient Art of Pebble Mosaics

Reviving the Ancient Art of Pebble Mosaics

Pebble Mosaics are garden art that like shell mosaics, celebrate natural materials that may be locally available.  I love the…

Blott Wilson Shell Houses

Do you know much about Shell House history?  I don’t and I wish I did.  I have seen a few…

Cornerstone Gardens & Artefact Design and Salvage

How I did not know of this place before now, shames me.   I have been to CA so many times,…

Modern Masters: Bruce Munro and Eden Project Lights

Bruce Munro does amazing things with lights.  Consider this, his current exhibition at the Eden Project in Cornwall, UK covers…

Modern Landscape Masters: Brian Mackin: Counterbalance Sculpture

One of my personal design mantras is ‘go big’ and ‘design like you mean it’ – I mean really, don’t…

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