On Tour

On Tour

I have always thought that viewing a private garden as part of a guided tour is awkward at best, regimented at worst.

Garden Travel: Montserrat, Spain

Garden Travel: Montserrat, Spain

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I spent a week in Barcelona this summer and now I have a new top five favorite European cities list….

Garden Travel: Le Riad Jasmine – Marrakech, Morocco

Garden Travel: Le Riad Jasmine – Marrakech, Morocco

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’ve got to scratch an itch – my travel itch.  Today Marrakech, Morocco is enticing today… tomorrow it might be…

Atlanta: Where to Go and Not Go

Atlanta: Where to Go and Not Go

Two days in Atlanta at the Garden Writers Association conference are in the rear view mirror.  But before I forget, I…

Modernist Delight: The Decordova Museum

Modernist Delight: The Decordova Museum

Two Big Black Hearts by Jim Dine ence pence by ursula von Rydingsvard Are You Here? by Johnathan Getelson Johnathan…

A Rememberance Garden At Sericourt

A Rememberance Garden At Sericourt

I spent most of yesterday sorting out a computer upgrade, a messed up router and hanging with my little people…

BOTANICUS INTERACTICUS – Interactive Gardens

BOTANICUS INTERACTICUS – Interactive Gardens

I’m headed to Orlando next week to speak at the Epcot International Garden Festival.  I’m excited, but still have to put…

Garden Tour: Middleton Place Plantation, Charleston, SC + An Announcement

Garden Tour: Middleton Place Plantation, Charleston, SC + An Announcement

Last week, the old south – specifically Charleston, South Carolina welcomed me for a few days while I got to know…

Godshuis Gardens in Belgium

Godshuis Gardens in Belgium

We’ve been in Belgium for two weeks now – filling our time slowly with the treasures of the region.  We…

A Visit to Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials.

A Visit to Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials.

The staff at Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials are so nice, they just smile sweetly even when they have no idea what…

Great Garden Center: Snug Harbor Farm

Great Garden Center: Snug Harbor Farm

Shortly after we moved to Maine last fall, a blog post from Gardenista showcased the nursery called Snug Harbor Farm…

Succulent Cafe by Succulents and Sunshine

Succulent Cafe by Succulents and Sunshine

Trust me when I say that you should forget reading this post and just hop directly on over to Succulents and Sunshine….

Garden Gallery: Higashimokoto Flower Park in Hokkaido, Japan

Garden Gallery: Higashimokoto Flower Park in Hokkaido, Japan

Are your phlox blooming yet?  In new England we are not quite there yet….but in Japan, well that is a…

Garden Gallery: The Urban Physic Garden

Garden Gallery: The Urban Physic Garden

Do you know what a physic garden is?  I have to admit that until I attended design school at the…

Garden Gallery: The Alchemist’s Garden

Garden Gallery: The Alchemist’s Garden

Should we take a little blogland trip to France?  Lets. Have a wander through the Alchemist’s Garden which is in…

Garden Gallery: Robert Tatin’s Home in Normandy France

Garden Gallery: Robert Tatin’s Home in Normandy France

I’m off this afternoon on a SouthernCalifornia adventure, but before I head out I have a something I have been…

Favorite Gardens – The High Line, NYC

Favorite Gardens – The High Line, NYC

As the NCAA Championship is slated for Monday night (I will not be watching because a) we got rid of…

Favorite Garden #5 – Lotusland

Favorite Garden #5 – Lotusland

This is the fifth week of a six part series on some of my favorite gardens based on their design…

Favorite Garden –  Montrose, Hillsborough, NC

Favorite Garden – Montrose, Hillsborough, NC

Tucked away in the town of Hillsborough, North Carolina, is one of the most charming and endearing gardens that I…

Chanticleer

Chanticleer

In case you missed the other posts (here and here), each week I am writing about one of my favorite…

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden – designed by Beatrix Farrand

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden – designed by Beatrix Farrand

The second garden in this series is the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden. I first visited this garden in Seal Harbor,…

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