Digiplexis ‘Illumination Flame’: A Plant To Be Excited About

Digiplexis ‘Illumination Flame’: A Plant To Be Excited About

Last week, one of our staff, Will, called me in to show a new plant he had found. As I…

Rose Bowlin’ with The California Flower Growers – Day 1

We left our down coats in Colorado and flew to warm California last night and these beautiful cut flowers greeted…

A Mini Garden at The Base of the Tree

A Mini Garden at The Base of the Tree

Today, as I was hauling all the holiday decorations down from the attic I was reminded of the fact that…

Rose Hips (and the Roses they Go With)

Rose Hips (and the Roses they Go With)

I know I’ve shared with you my general ambivalence towards roses.  But I am softening – a little – primarily…

Planting For Spring, Foxtails, and Downward Facing Dog

Planting For Spring, Foxtails, and Downward Facing Dog

Hopefully from the title of today’s post, I have piqued your interest. What exactly do these three things have to…

Salvia ‘Mulberry Jam’

Salvia ‘Mulberry Jam’

I cannot rave enough about this annual sage called ‘Mulberry Jam.’ We planted several small plants into the gardens at…

Uncommon Floristry Materials – Clematis, Raspberries & Green Tomatoes

Uncommon Floristry Materials – Clematis, Raspberries & Green Tomatoes

There are a couple of stories in the current issue of Martha Stewart Weddings that caught my eye.  One story…

Garden Party

Garden Party

Despite the rain, I am busy readying my home and garden to welcome friends and family for a rocking garden/…

Spring Tulip Planters

Spring Tulip Planters

I love changing out my containers for the seasons.  After many years of doing this sort of thing for clients…

Flowery Art Installation

Flowery Art Installation

I am in one of those moods today. You know the mood we all sometimes get into where you feel…

Inspiration from Lambley Nursery

Inspiration from Lambley Nursery

  I discovered a fantastic new site for dry garden inspiration.  That Lambley Nursery and gardens in Victoria, Australia is…

Double Take Quinces

Double Take Quinces

You may be thinking, “are you writing about a quince?” And “aren’t those the plants my grandmother had growing out…

Red Hot Pokers

Red Hot Pokers

In case you have not noticed a trend, I am being drawn to red hot colors and tropical foliage as…

Flames to Stave Off a Winter Chill

Flames to Stave Off a Winter Chill

When my wife and I first started dating 16 years ago, she revealed to me at some point that her…

Winter Garden Cuttings for Holiday Decorations

Winter Garden Cuttings for Holiday Decorations

I just came in the from the barn where I was getting ready for the second Studio ‘g’ workshop that…

Wreath Inspiration: Mandalas Explained

Wreath Inspiration: Mandalas Explained

Mandalas have been used since ancient times to represent spirit and life’s journey.    A symbol of wholeness and unity, the…

Simple Wreaths

Simple Wreaths

In the months leading up to agreeing to write a book, I have had this weird sense of needing to…

Winter Mandala Wreath Making Workshop

Winter Mandala Wreath Making Workshop

The Thanksgiving event was all I could have hoped for (and more) and I am so grateful that so many…

Queen of the Winter Landscape

Queen of the Winter Landscape

I have to admit that I made a mistake. I took for granted the beauty and appeal of the winterberry…

An Outer Banks Wedding

An Outer Banks Wedding

After the arranging class last Wednesday, I had precisely 36 hours to cleanup, pack-up and hit the road.  (Hence my absence here).  …

Bartzella Peony: A Must Add Plant in 2013

Bartzella Peony: A Must Add Plant in 2013

Over the past couple of weeks, the garden staff of Coastal Maine Botanical Garden has been getting together to walk…

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