Advice to Grow Plants Vertically from Patrick Blanc – Inventor of the Vertical Garden

Advice to Grow Plants Vertically from Patrick Blanc – Inventor of the Vertical Garden

I knew of Patrick Blanc‘s work long before I knew of him.  The first time I experienced one of his gardens…

Two Must-Follow Instagrams for Beautiful Summer Garden Craft

Two Must-Follow Instagrams for Beautiful Summer Garden Craft

Despite three days of rain earlier this week, many of my plants are struggling. We are in serious drought mode….

Revisiting Immigrant Gardeners

Revisiting Immigrant Gardeners

This weekend was my birthday and celebrations began on Saturday morning with brunch at Pier 6 in Charlestown, MA.  Pier…

People Who Plant: Neil Best – Landscape Architect & Stone Builder

People Who Plant: Neil Best – Landscape Architect & Stone Builder

Neil Best is a landscape architect and builder whose favorite part of the job is getting his hands dirty and…

Meet Ellen Hoverkamp – Fall 2015 Cover Artist

Meet Ellen Hoverkamp – Fall 2015 Cover Artist

Connecticut artist Ellen Hoverkamp has exhibited her work in galleries and solo shows throughout New England, New York, New Jersey…

Into Africa: Learning To Make Keyhole Gardens In Rwanda

Into Africa: Learning To Make Keyhole Gardens In Rwanda

  by Eddie DeJong Keyhole gardens: One of those buzz words that seem to be taking over the gardening world….

Meet Some Awesome People

Meet Some Awesome People

I am a little behind with this post (I meant to do this right after PITH + VIGOR’s print Issue…

If You Could Talk to a Plant, What Would You Ask It?

If You Could Talk to a Plant, What Would You Ask It?

I thought these answers, given by school children at Tower Hill Botanic Garden over the recent winter break, were too…

People Who Plant #4 : At Fenway Victory Gardens

People Who Plant #4 : At Fenway Victory Gardens

Owen: “You should see the s*** we found in this plot when we first excavated.” Mackenzie: “There was all kinds of…

People Who Plant #3 : At Fenway Victory Gardens

People Who Plant #3 : At Fenway Victory Gardens

“I am a former physician and I never used my hands on the ground. And I come here and I look around…

People Who Plant #2: At Fenway Victory Gardens

People Who Plant #2: At Fenway Victory Gardens

“We have a lot of gardeners who are older; who gave a lot earlier — they saved the gardens actually…

People Who Plant: On Location In Americas Oldest Victory Garden

People Who Plant: On Location In Americas Oldest Victory Garden

Who are modern gardeners? We are people who hope to grow food that we can feel sure of and we need a…

People Who Plant #1: At Fenway Victory Gardens

People Who Plant #1: At Fenway Victory Gardens

“I grew up on a farm near Lowell and Billerica. That was a long, long time ago and a completely…

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…

Ode To A Gardener

Ode To A Gardener

This week I want to take a break from writing about all of the cool plants that I am surrounded…

Inspired By:  Ulf Nordfjell

Inspired By: Ulf Nordfjell

Along the coast of Maine as we are readying for Christmas, our outdoor cultivation has come to a screeching halt…

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…

Outdoor Art: INSA Gif-itti

Outdoor Art: INSA Gif-itti

Please accept my apologies if this might be a bit too much to look at on a monday morning.  The…

Michael Pollan at Berkeley

Michael Pollan at Berkeley

I know it can be hard to find 70 or so extra minutes in your day to sit and watch…

In the Garden With: Stacy Bass

In the Garden With: Stacy Bass

Do you remember our friend Stacy Bass? She had a great series here about garden photography (which she is really…

In The Garden With: Margaret Roach

In The Garden With: Margaret Roach

I am beyond pleased to welcome and introduce you to my guest today.  The garden writing industry produces relatively few…

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