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 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…

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…

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…

The Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

The Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

My vacation is wrapping up in a few days….but the part where I was traveling by pick-up truck and sleeping…

Garden Destination: The Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Vail, Colorado

Garden Destination: The Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Vail, Colorado

Have you ever seen the movie City Slickers?  One of my favorite movie lines is at the end where they…

Garden Destinations: Dunaway Gardens, Georgia

Garden Destinations: Dunaway Gardens, Georgia

I love a garden with a good back story.  And this one, with it’s tale of grandeur and notoriety in…

Garden Destinations: Winterthur’s Enchanted Woods, Delaware

Garden Destinations: Winterthur’s Enchanted Woods, Delaware

Once owned by Henry Francis du Pont, a famed horticulturist and decorative arts expert, Winterthur‘s (pronounced “winter-tour”) gardens are a great…

Before & After: Cava’s Green Wall Makeover

Before & After: Cava’s Green Wall Makeover

Care to join me for a glass of wine? Isn’t this just the perfect looking place to hang out all…

Garden Destinations: Salvation Mountain

Garden Destinations: Salvation Mountain

Perhaps you think of a garden as a collection of plants alone?  I am not so sure I completely agree. …

Wildlife Bridges & Colorado Pride

Wildlife Bridges & Colorado Pride

It is with pure Colorado pride that I share some of the winning entries to ARC Wildlife Crossing design competition….

Daily Garden: My Mom’s Colorado Hillside

Daily Garden: My Mom’s Colorado Hillside

Do you ever travel and the first night you wake up and you are not sure where you are?  Yesterday…

Daily Garden: Mark & Bonny’s Jackson Hole Garden

Daily Garden: Mark & Bonny’s Jackson Hole Garden

One raised bed for each member of the family.  How perfect! Mark and Bonny (See the M and B in…

Garden Destination: Gilroy Gardens & Axel Erlandson’s Tree Circus

Garden Destination: Gilroy Gardens & Axel Erlandson’s Tree Circus

  Nearly a hundred years ago a Swedish born bean farmer named Axel Erlandson settled in California and in an…

Fall in New Hampshire

Fall in New Hampshire

  Wow,  what a weekend — I spent the last 3 days in the beautiful white mountains of New Hampshire. …

Landscape Destination : Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado

Landscape Destination : Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado

It is with a certain sense of Colorado girl pride that I share with you this landscape destination.  A Colorado…

Boston Landscape Design Guide

Resources for landscape and garden designers in Boston are abundant and interesting,  you just have to know where to look. …

Philadelphia Spring Flower Show

When is it? The Philadelphia Spring Garden Show will be Sunday, March 1 through Sunday, March 8 2009. Ticketing? $22…

New England Grows

New England Grows ended today and it was a good show.  I have to say, it was remarkably smaller than…

50 Natives: Wyoming’s Atriplex canescens (Four Winged Saltbush)

50 Natives: Wyoming’s Atriplex canescens (Four Winged Saltbush)

Dick Cheney inspired my choice of native plants from his own state of Wyoming.  Atriplex canescens or four wing saltbush…

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