Peat?

Peat?

This morning, I read with great interest a Telegraph article about Peat in horticultural use. Peat is widely added to…

The Latin Series : A is for alba

The Latin Series : A is for alba

Do you have any personal Pet Peeves?  Things that bother you a lot but don’t seem to bother other people…

Chelsea Flower Show Trends

Chelsea Flower Show Trends

Did you guys see these two posts I wrote over at Apartment Therapy and Re-nest this week?   They both discuss…

Clever Idea: Wedding Registry for a Garden Makeover

Clever Idea: Wedding Registry for a Garden Makeover

I have heard of many interesting and off beat ideas for gift giving to newly-wed couples, but a garden makeover…

Fruit Picking Pack

Fruit Picking Pack

The Kauf­mann Mer­can­tile Store is offering this rat­tan bas­ket that is perfect for fruit and vegetable picking as well as…

Inspiration : Casa & Campo

Inspiration : Casa & Campo

Knowing just what I like,  a friend (Andrew) recently shared a link to the Casa & Campo magazine website.  This…

Folk Wisdom & Applied Phenology

Folk Wisdom & Applied Phenology

I am cutting and pasting this from the White Flower Farm (Litchfield, CT) newsletter because since I read it, I…

Creating a Flowery Mead

Creating a Flowery Mead

These little flowers reached the peak of their bloom in the (dead) grass of my front lawn this morning. I…

The Succulent Trend

The Succulent Trend

Have you ever heard of term Jump the Shark? (wikipedia defines: something (usually a tv show) has broadened beyond television…

Soiled & Seeded: Cultivating a Garden Culture

Soiled & Seeded: Cultivating a Garden Culture

If you have been coming by here for a while you might have heard me talk about this before, but…

Possible Trend? Stacked Log & Zen Pebble Walls

Possible Trend? Stacked Log & Zen Pebble Walls

Do not get distracted by the beautiful console table.  Avert your eyes and focus on the wall behind it. Twisting…

Garden Style: Dutch Garden Design

Garden Style: Dutch Garden Design

The Dutch have always seemed (to me) to be slightly shorted when it comes to giving nationalized gardening credit.  Brits…

UMass Amherst’s Permaculture Dining Garden

Last year when I decided to expanded my veg garden, (with the prodding of a good friend who is a…

Fresh Ideas for Florals

Fresh Ideas for Florals

As I sit here waiting for my web hosting provider to figure out what is going on with my site…

Vertical Garden: Germain Bourré’s Etagères potagères

Vertical Garden: Germain Bourré’s Etagères potagères

Have your jumped on the vertical garden bandwagon?  No? Is it because it all seems a bit tricky? Maybe you…

Garden Trend? Plantable Furniture

Garden Trend? Plantable Furniture

Is this the coming garden trend?  Apparently it is (according to a recent Design*Sponge visit to the Stockholm furniture fair). …

Egyptian Gardens

Egyptian Gardens

Given current events, and the way my mind works, I typed “Egyptian Gardens” into google this morning.  Interestingly I discovered…

Turkey Figs, The Evil Eye, Viagra & Spring Planting

Turkey Figs, The Evil Eye, Viagra & Spring Planting

Living in a rather snowy and cold zone 5 climate, figs never really crossed my mind as a homegrown option. …

Garden Design Color Trend: Honeysuckle (Pantone 2011)

Garden Design Color Trend: Honeysuckle (Pantone 2011)

Last week, Pantone named their 2011 color of the year.  Honeysuckle, they say, “lifts spirits and imparts confidence to meet…

Rogers Mushrooms

Rogers Mushrooms

I am giddy with excitement over discovering the Rogers Mushrooms website.  Since living in New England, I have increasingly become…

There are Things Awry Here

There are Things Awry Here

I am terribly light on the posting and I am sorry for that.  I am trying to get my ducks…

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