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…

Garden Gallery: Deakin Lock’s Growing Together Vegetable Garden

Garden Gallery: Deakin Lock’s Growing Together Vegetable Garden

This is a 2008 entry to the Chelsea Flower Show from Deakin Lock.  I think it is fantastic for is…

My Morels

My Morels

I just checked my Voice mail and received a message I had been waiting for.  It regards the giant mushrooms…

Plant Partners: Artichoke & Gomphrena

Plant Partners: Artichoke & Gomphrena

After a long day of being onsite I arrived home just now to a sweet surprise.  Artichoke Green Globe from…

Fruit Picking Pack

Fruit Picking Pack

The Kauf­mann Mer­can­tile Store is offering this rat­tan bas­ket that is perfect for fruit and vegetable picking as well as…

Garden Designers Round Table: Studio ‘g’s Top 5 Landscape Plants

Garden Designers Round Table: Studio ‘g’s Top 5 Landscape Plants

Listing my top 5 landscape plants has this fun feeling of being in (one of my favorite movies) High Fidelity.  …

Weekend Things

Weekend Things

Hello friends, I am signing off for the weekend but in my ever unsettled quest to become more organized and…

Folk Wisdom & Applied Phenology

Folk Wisdom & Applied Phenology

I am cutting and pasting this from the White Flower Farm (Litchfield, CT) newsletter because since I read it, I…

Bubbledesign’s Portable Greenhouse & Wall System

Bubbledesign’s Portable Greenhouse & Wall System

I have to admit, I got a little more excited when I first saw this kit than I am now…

Before & After: John’s Medicinal Herb Garden

Before & After: John’s Medicinal Herb Garden

Oh — I have a little catch up from yesterday — so first off a couple more before and afters!!!…

Recycled Hydroponic Herb Gardens – Potting Shed Creations

Recycled Hydroponic Herb Gardens – Potting Shed Creations

Have you ever tried to grow basil indoors?  Maybe you have just tried to keep that plant you bought in…

Kate Frey’s Diriyah Permaculture Organic Farm

Kate Frey’s Diriyah Permaculture Organic Farm

I have been a fan of Kate Frey for years.  My interest and admiration stemmed from the first time I…

Seed Catalogs

Seed Catalogs

Are you glued to the TV?  I am. The images of Japan and the potential further disaster as the waves…

UMass Amherst’s Permaculture Dining Garden

Last year when I decided to expanded my veg garden, (with the prodding of a good friend who is a…

Wild Hibiscus – Grow & Preserve your Own

Wild Hibiscus – Grow & Preserve your Own

I have a confession, yesterday, while reading the inaugural issue of Dabble Magazine, I came across a mention of Hibiscus…

Adopt an Olive Tree

Adopt an Olive Tree

I simply love the idea of adopting trees.  Especially when the whole ‘adoption’ thing is actually specific enough that you…

The Garden Pool – Converting a Pool into a Greenhouse

The Garden Pool – Converting a Pool into a Greenhouse

I’m going to come right out and say it up front — this is not a pretty yard, but I…

A Presidential Garden in Honor of Presidents Day

A Presidential Garden in Honor of Presidents Day

I know it is a sort of a cliche post, but honestly I have had a bookmark to the NYT…

Vegetable Garden Planning with The Fabulous Beekman Boys

Vegetable Garden Planning with The Fabulous Beekman Boys

I have some exciting news!  The Fabulous Beekman Boys have teamed up with Williams Sonoma to create an heirloom vegetable…

Garden Trend? Plantable Furniture

Garden Trend? Plantable Furniture

Is this the coming garden trend?  Apparently it is (according to a recent Design*Sponge visit to the Stockholm furniture fair). …

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