Blog of the Week:  Of Spring and Summer

Blog of the Week: Of Spring and Summer

Let me introduce you to Ingrid.  Her blog called Of Spring and Summer is a lovely collection of her photography,…

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…

GenX/Y readers — Can you take this survey?

I have admit to being a little irritated with a vibe I got off the round of tweets and posts…

Cairns for the Garden

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

Slow Saturday, Lyme, and Awards

Slow Saturday, Lyme, and Awards

It’s a slow slow rainy Saturday here in New England.  Besides kicking off the farmers market this morning, I have…

The Knitted Chair Project

The Knitted Chair Project

Does this look familiar? I am referring the ubiquitous plastic chair. Image by yuvee Thanks to the Knitted chair project…

50 Natives: Illinois : Oenothera speciosa (Pink Ladies, Showy Evening Primrose) – Inspired by Nicole Balch of Making it Lovely

Nicole Balch of Making it Lovely and Pink Loves Brown in a bit of a soul sister. She is a…

Daily Garden 062: Neville & Sharon’s plant collection: Dargle, Kwazulu-Natal South Africa

Neville Trickett and his wife Sharon are people, who upon discovering, I became instantly fascinated with.  I read about them…

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 Farmer’s Market Blog Launch

So you have been looking at that link over there – the one that says farmers market blog –  on…

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…

50 Natives: Utah: Penstemon eatonii – Firecracker Penstemon: Inspired By Dooce

Once again it is time to introduce you to another of my favorite bloggers by way of taking inspiration from…

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…

Decorative Block Walls for the Garden

Decorative Block Walls for the Garden

Being the homeowner of a home built in 1940, I find that I can be particularly excited by mid century…

Plantwerkz: A Blog about Architectural Plants

Are you fascinated by the unique, the exotic, the strikingly different? I love discovering and exploring new things, so Plantwerkz,…

Chelsea Flower Show 2009 From Nan Quick

Chelsea Flower Show 2009 From Nan Quick

I wanted to quickly share with you a link to Nan Quick’s coverage of the 2009 Chelsea Flower show for…

50 Natives : New Hampshire: Rosa Carolina – inspired by Holly Becker

Note about plants inspired by people from previous posts:I had a lot of fun with picking plants inspired by people…so…

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…

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