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…

Mayan Steam Punk and The Three Rivers Masquerade Ball

Mayan Steam Punk and The Three Rivers Masquerade Ball

Next weekend I am participating in an event that I am really looking forward to.  I am a model for…

Garden Gallery: Topanga Canyon Cactus Garden

Garden Gallery: Topanga Canyon Cactus Garden

Cactus gardens are somewhat out of the question here in Massachusetts (at least it would be very limited and many varieties would…

Seasonal Container Garden Recipe: Use the Local Landscape as a Point of Reference

Seasonal Container Garden Recipe: Use the Local Landscape as a Point of Reference

A quote I think about when creating a container planting. “You just can’t plant exotics in the countryside. They just…

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…

Garden Destinations: Yew Dell Garden, KY

Garden Destinations: Yew Dell Garden, KY

I’m finding plenty of inspiration at Yew Dell Gardens in Louisville, KY — and I haven’t even been there.  There is…

Garden Destinations: Oedo Island Garden, South Korea

Garden Destinations: Oedo Island Garden, South Korea

Even though my summer seemed over full with adventures, my wanderlust-ing itch is rarely scratched for long.  So it goes with Oedo (pronounced way-do) Island off the coast…

Garden Gallery: Beatrix Farrand in Maine

Garden Gallery: Beatrix Farrand in Maine

Garland Farm in on Mt Desert Island near Bar Harbor, Maine, where Beatrix Farrand, a renowned landscape designer, lived and…

Moon Gardens – Ginkaku Style

Moon Gardens – Ginkaku Style

Tomorrow night’s full moon is rumored to be a Super Moon. (great article about this here) Which, got me all…

Ninimalist Charm

Ninimalist Charm

Nini Andrade Silva is an award-winning designer for hotel interiors.  But she is so much more than just a designer….

Travelling: Celebritrees & Remarkable trees

Travelling: Celebritrees & Remarkable trees

I am putting the final touches on plans for my next travel adventure.  While this trip will be largely work…

Crenshaw Golf courses

Crenshaw Golf courses

Do you golf (or are close to someone that does)?   I read recently that golf courses are struggling….many finding the…

Pop-Up Hayseed

Pop-Up Hayseed

I am pleased to see the that the ‘pop-up store’ trend has trickled down the the garden community.  It makes…

Omori Japanese Street Flowers

Omori Japanese Street Flowers

When I travel, the wealth of small but remarkable ideas that passes before my eyes always pleases me.  Doing a…

Crayon Garden Sculpture, Lubbock, Texas

Crayon Garden Sculpture, Lubbock, Texas

While I find this to be stunningly beautiful as a piece of art, I can’t help but wonder about the…

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Nasturtiums

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Nasturtiums

I am flat out with getting Issue #2 of Leaf Magazine out the door.  We are hoping to have it…

Dick Bell’s Raleigh Water Garden

Dick Bell’s Raleigh Water Garden

Whenever I am in a new place I try hard to orient myself with the things that give a place…

A South African Rockery

A South African Rockery

  You know, not all gardens start with a love of plants. Sure plants are important, perhaps even a requirement…

The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab @RISD

Few designers and artists would deny that much of their inspiration comes from studying the natural world.  It doesn’t matter what…

Help Wanted: Dumbarton Oaks Dream Job

Help Wanted: Dumbarton Oaks Dream Job

Oh — this is a dreamy little dream job for just the right person…..Post- Doctoral Associate At Dumbarton Oaks in…

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