PITH + VIGOR 2016 Reader Survey and Giveaway

PITH + VIGOR 2016 Reader Survey and Giveaway

Dear Readers, I’d love to hear your thoughts as I plan future print and digital issues of PITH + VIGOR, books, stories, and new features for this website.   Would you…

Cheers to the NYC Manhattan Greenline Proposal

Cheers to the NYC Manhattan Greenline Proposal

Could it really happen?  Will NYC really turn the forty city blocks that is the diagonal part of Broadway into a giant garden? Please, please, please, Santa say it will be…

Seasonal Song: Josh Ritter – Homecoming

Seasonal Song: Josh Ritter – Homecoming

Without my husband, the soundtrack of my life would either not exist or be filled solely with simplistic drivel that I lazily picked up on a top 40 radio channel.  But…

Printable Plant Wrapping Paper

Printable Plant Wrapping Paper

As the spring flowers start to peak their little tips above ground, I am reminded that we are entering into flower picking season.  Last year, where ever I could, I passed…

Needing Street Wisdom

Needing Street Wisdom

I’ve been really frustrated with myself for the past few days.  I had a revelation; an idea I was really excited to write about – it was insightful, it was interesting, it…

Thoughts on How to Make an Attractive City

Thoughts on How to Make an Attractive City

I’ve been serving on a committee with my little town to try to sort out some design guidelines for our ‘commercial district’. If you’ve ever been to Harvard,MA you might ask…

A Tale of Improving Weather, Gardening and Anaphylactic Shock

A Tale of Improving Weather, Gardening and Anaphylactic Shock

The snow is piling up (over the windows at this point) and my cabin fever is turning into a strange and crazy thing. I think I might be developing photokeratitis. We’ve…

Magical Mushrooms

Magical Mushrooms

Wow, mushrooms are magical — and not in the ‘make the walls start undulating’ way….but really magical….like in the save the world sort of way.  I’ve recently become obsessed with soil…

Help Push PITH + VIGOR Over The Top!

Help Push PITH + VIGOR Over The Top!

Wow! The last month has been quite a ride. There are just 4 days left in our campaign to raise $12,000 to launch PITH + VIGOR and as of this morning…

A List of Women Landscape Designers You Should Know

A List of Women Landscape Designers You Should Know

Last week, in reaction to a recent article on LandArchs Network, a discussion broke out on a friend’s facebook page (article here, discussion here).  The story was about 10 planting designers…

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