Making Meadow Pots

Making Meadow Pots

Since seeing this container planting over on Garden’s Illustrated’s website earlier this summer, I have been all sorts of obsessed…

Taking Stock in the Garden

Taking Stock in the Garden

You win some you lose some. I’ve been focussing too much lately on where I am losing (I beat the…

Planning A White Garden

Planning A White Garden

This week I have been pulling together plans for a white garden to be installed this summer at a client’s…

Alien, Terminator, and Flamethrowers for Mothers Day

Alien, Terminator, and Flamethrowers for Mothers Day

I am still working my way thought the spring clean up and last weekend I focussed on the vegetable garden….

What To Do With The Strawberry Tower?

What To Do With The Strawberry Tower?

My strawberries hate my strawberry tower. They literally run from it. Last year in my book writing garden absence, I…

Defining Your Garden Style – Plant Partners

Defining Your Garden Style – Plant Partners

As a designer I am not immune to creative dry spells – but the key to maintaining a steady stream…

Lavender or Catmint – Which Makes the Perfect Purple Edge?

Lavender or Catmint – Which Makes the Perfect Purple Edge?

Whether you have visited the south of France or just seen pictures you know how seductive those mounded purple rows…

Woodchucks and Goji Berries

Woodchucks and Goji Berries

It’s time for my annual proclamation that this is the year we will get the woodchuck problem in the garden…

Hey Cleome, Can we try to be friends?

Hey Cleome, Can we try to be friends?

I hate Cleome. My disdain stems from a bad experience back when I was a baby gardener.  In my baby…

January Planning

January Planning

It’s January, Are you in planning mode?  Yeah, me too. I’m planning windbreaks and barriers, berry gardens, possibly some new…

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