Daily Garden: Boxwood Farm

Daily Garden: Boxwood Farm

Once again I am enjoying sharing with you the mastery of rees roberts and partners.  This is Boxwood farm and…

Garden Destination: Bonsai West

Garden Destination: Bonsai West

I never feel like I have many great little gems tucked away in my neck of the woods. But I…

Daily Garden: Villandry Through the Lens of Fundera grönt

Daily Garden: Villandry Through the Lens of Fundera grönt

As totally, epically, unachievable gardens go (at least by the common homeowner), Villandry in France might be one of the…

Stepables for a Patio & Labyrnith

I am really enjoying the Stepables website.  It it super helpful for picking the right plant for the right place. …

Hot Pink Plant Inspiration

Hot Pink Plant Inspiration

Verbena bonariensis,  Corydeline Pink Passion , Flower Carpet Rose – Pink Supreme,  heuchera berry smoothie by Andy Mabbett,  Weigela florida ‘Alexandra’ ,…

Daily Garden: Google’s Googleplex Garden and the Trend Towards Corporate Gardens

Daily Garden: Google’s Googleplex Garden and the Trend Towards Corporate Gardens

It is a popular trend in Corporate America to build and offer company gardens. They are places where employees can…

Jamie Durie Electrolux Outdoor Kitchens – Opinions?

Maybe you noticed and maybe you didn’t, but I have never discussed outdoor kitchens here.  It wasn’t a planned thing,…

Before & After: Elke’s Greenhouse Teardown

I love a transformation such as this.  Just the visual improvement of tearing out of the shabby stuff alone usually…

Plant Color Collections: Butter Yellow

Plant Color Collections: Butter Yellow

I am trying out new things here, so you will have to let me know what you think.  How about…

Plant Palette: Chartreuse & Yellow for the Front of a Dark Brown House

I have a bit of project ADD — about 5 things (just in my own garden – not to mention…

Top Five Most Profitable Plants in your Vegetable Garden

The most profitable plants in the vegetable garden also happen to be among the absolute easiest to grow?  An odd…

50 Natives: Texas : Sophora secundiflora – Texas Mountain Laurel

This is it!….the 50th native in the 50 natives series.  I can’t believe we made it.  I might need to…

Food Corps: Help Wanted

Americorps, in my mind is perhaps one of the most extraordinary programs available to the young people of our country. …

Can you Identify this Rose?

Can you Identify this Rose?

I am no rose Expert….I admit it fully.  So I need some help.  This rose is planted at the Clara…

50 Natives: South Dakota: Artemisia dracunculus

image by ZarahMaria Tarragon is one of my most favorite herbs.  I had never tasted it before I went to…

50 Natives: Nevada – Calochortus nuttalli – Sego Lily

image by solitude48 Indian legend has it that many, many suns ago when the native american indians lived in great…

Daily Garden: Rhubarb Crumble Garden (People’s Choice???)

I don’t mean to be controversial but, really, This won a people’s choice award at chelsea? image by Saltdeanbeach I…

North American Chelsea 2010 Plant Introductions…

A couple North American introductions got a lot of attention at Chelsea.  Geum ‘Totally Tangerine’  ( which I can’t wait…

2010 Chelsea Flower Show Highlights: The Vegetables

The Chelsea vegetable displays quite simply deserve their own post.  Visually they are remarkable.  But think for a moment what…

2010 Chelsea Flower Show Highlights: Plant Combos

2010 Chelsea Flower Show Highlights: Plant Combos

I have been pouring over all the coverage of Chelsea Flower Show that ended over the weekend….I soooo miss being…

50 Natives: Oklahoma – Hamamelis virginiana – Witch Hazel

I first fell in love with witch hazel when I was in design school.  Constantly walking the paths of Kew…

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