Garden To Visit: La Colombe d’Or Hotel

Garden To Visit: La Colombe d’Or Hotel

It’s Wednesday and I find it hard to believe that just four days ago I was in Provence, France. I…

A Rememberance Garden At Sericourt

A Rememberance Garden At Sericourt

I spent most of yesterday sorting out a computer upgrade, a messed up router and hanging with my little people…

Garden Gallery: The Alchemist’s Garden

Garden Gallery: The Alchemist’s Garden

Should we take a little blogland trip to France?  Lets. Have a wander through the Alchemist’s Garden which is in…

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…

Great Gardens, Great Design – Jardin Plume, France

Great Gardens, Great Design – Jardin Plume, France

I have spent quite a bit of time this winter thinking about garden design on the micro and macro level….

Mathieu Lehanneur’s WiFi stations

Mathieu Lehanneur’s WiFi stations

I’m looking for a new place to work.  My old beloved cafe recently closed and the new tenants are rather adamantly anti-WIFI….

Garden Gallery: John Rocha’s Oasis In Provence

Garden Gallery: John Rocha’s Oasis In Provence

Good Monday Morning! Watching the news this morning, I’ve got European vacations on the brain.  We saw the most recent news about…

Garden Gallery: Claude and Corinne’s Hotel Droog Fairy Tail Garden

Garden Gallery: Claude and Corinne’s Hotel Droog Fairy Tail Garden

Filled with ideas, this garden was inspired by the International Festival of Gardens in Chaumont, France (of course, why else…

Tapis Rouge — The Green (Not Red?) Carpet

Tapis Rouge — The Green (Not Red?) Carpet

This installation in Jaujac, France by french Artist gaëlle villedary, not only feeds my incessant yearning for French travel, but…

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

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

Whose ready to get back into a regualr schedule? ME!!  While I am not going to shut-up any time soon…

Garden Destinations: Marqueyssac Gardens

Garden Destinations: Marqueyssac Gardens

It’s Easter week and the kids are out of school.  Maybe I will try to keep with an Easter- Spring…

Xavier Nicod Antiquities Garden – South of France

Xavier Nicod Antiquities Garden – South of France

Sometimes of the most amazing gardens aren’t around homes, or hotels, palaces or the like, but rather part of a…

Daily Garden: Nicole de Vesian’s La Louve (The She-Wolf)

Daily Garden: Nicole de Vesian’s La Louve (The She-Wolf)

Nicole de Vésian is well known for her career in fashion at the House of Hermes, but in her not…

Daily Garden: Villandry Through the Lens of Fundera grönt

Daily Garden: Villandry Through the Lens of Fundera grönt

As totally, epically, unachievable gardens go (at least by the common homeowner), Villandry in France might be one of the…

Daily Garden: La Terrasse Rouge

Daily Garden: La Terrasse Rouge

Clinging to the slopes of a typical neighborhood of Marseilles, this terrace of 25 square meters offers  was designed by…

Daily Garden: Irene’s French Oasis

Daily Garden: Irene’s French Oasis

Irene’s small holding in the south of France is fueling my inspiration to make my own six acres in Massachusetts…

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…

Gerard Faivre Provencal Homes & Gardens

Gerard Faivre Provencal Homes & Gardens

My “some day when my ship comes in” life (or at least when our savings gets back to somewhere near…

Before & After : Accents of France

Before & After : Accents of France

Wow, what a difference some nice trellis can make!  Trelliage by Accents of France.

International Garden Festival Chateau de Chaumont

International Garden Festival Chateau de Chaumont

The Chateau de Chaumont in the Loire Valley holds the Chaumont Garden Festival, the French equivalent to the Chelsea Garden…

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