Weekend Things (very late & very short)

Weekend Things (very late & very short)

Ok – I have have to admit, I have hit a wall.  Have you had those times?  Where suddenly, you…

Bright Farms

Bright Farms

Roof-top gardens and Farmers Market freshness — it’s my two worlds colliding!!  It’s not surprising, of course, to have the…

International Seed Suppliers

International Seed Suppliers

I’m not sure why I am so obsessed with foreign seeds.  I suppose it is the endless desire to try…

Cake Top Gardens

Cake Top Gardens

My first thought when I saw these was “Those aren’t Pillows” — (one of my all time favorite  and most…

Leap Trees

Leap Trees

It’s Murphy’s Law — with all hope lost for winter and on a tip from a friend, we went straight…

Food Rules Video

I have been on this learning course for some time now — it is one that I suspect many of…

A Plug for Plenty

A Plug for Plenty

Oh, I am so excited, I just saw that Ottolenghi’s cookbook was recently released.   I have to share with you…

Name That Cherry Tree?

Name That Cherry Tree?

Any ideas what this is?  I am in love with the clusters and I am so hopeful that one of…

Kiss the Earth: Here We Go a Wassailing

Kiss the Earth: Here We Go a Wassailing

I love Mondays and the fresh starts that they bring each week.   This morning, while I organize my notes…

Vegetables From an Italian Garden

Vegetables From an Italian Garden

As I am planning my spring seed purchases and plotting where they will be planted, I am also considering an…

Daily Garden: Maureen & Trish’s Design Plot

Daily Garden: Maureen & Trish’s Design Plot

I am so excited for these ladies, and given their obvious high level of general chutzpah I think that we…

Happy Winter!

Happy Winter!

Happy Winter!  My mind is a jumble this morning as I am listening to a remarkable video (which I will…

Willie Love

Willie Love

I love Willie Nelson — always have, always will….even considered being him for halloween this year, before going in another direction… (foreshadowing…

Inspiration: A couple crazy Cool Ideas from Courtney Cox’s Garden

Inspiration: A couple crazy Cool Ideas from Courtney Cox’s Garden

Still lacking internet access– so I’m quickly sharing something that I have been meaning to for soo soo long. These…

A Magazine, a Deck, & an Herb Garden – Not Necessarily in That Order

A Magazine, a Deck, & an Herb Garden – Not Necessarily in That Order

It’s only a couple of weeks now until Leaf magazine is scheduled to launch and my simultaneous excitement and panic are both mounting. We…

Gourd  Projects

Gourd Projects

My beautiful home grown gourds from last year’s garden are finally dried (yes it seems to have taken a full 12 months)….

Garden Designer’s Round Table: Thyme for Something Different

Garden Designer’s Round Table: Thyme for Something Different

I can spot a garden designer’s garden a mile off.   It’s the experiments that generally give it away.  Designer’s gardens…

Simplyfying: Getting a Handle on Garden Maintenance

Simplyfying: Getting a Handle on Garden Maintenance

I had to take the day off yesterday.  I came home from vacation to a horrific garden mess and I…

Tasha Tudor, Hummingbirds & Cake

Tasha Tudor, Hummingbirds & Cake

Tasha Tudor was an author and illustrator of many books and gardener extraordinaire.  Her beloved gardens and her home in…

Garden Destination: Garden of Ideas – Ridgefield, Connecticut

Garden Destination: Garden of Ideas – Ridgefield, Connecticut

Am I the only one who feels like this tuesday is more like a monday and really slow to get…

Simple, The Roving Garden Artist

Simple, The Roving Garden Artist

Simple is anything but simple.  Simple’s (the artists name is simply, Simple) garden art is actually quite exciting.  My favorite…

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