January and New Beginnings

January and New Beginnings

While the snow falls gently outside my parent’s home here in Colorado I am mentally preparing myself for returning to…

Rose Bowlin’ with The California Flower Growers – Day 1

We left our down coats in Colorado and flew to warm California last night and these beautiful cut flowers greeted…

Things to be Thankful For

Things to be Thankful For

As I prepare to shut down for the next couple of days and spend some much needed quiet time with…

I Have This Horrible Nagging Feeling

I Have This Horrible Nagging Feeling

I’m going way off topic here, but I am really (unexpectedly) struggling with something today.  I just dropped off my…

New Directions for Studio ‘g’

New Directions for Studio ‘g’

Sometimes inspiration comes from the most unlikely places. After finishing the monstrous task of book writing, I’ve been doing a…

Re-Grouping

Re-Grouping

Its funny how taking some time away from blogging can quickly make it all seem so foreign.   I have…

Garden Bloggers Event

  So here is the deal…I am finally, (FINALLY!) (after years of telling myself I should) attending a conference for…

What Would it Take to Get You Outside?

What Would it Take to Get You Outside?

This morning in my yoga class my teacher shared a dirty little secret.  She used to smoke <gasp>. This is…

Spring Fever Has Arrived

Spring Fever Has Arrived

You how google has that tool where based on web searches they can pretty accurately predict flu outbreaks? I’ve got…

New Studio ‘g’

I’m so happy and relieved to share the new Studio ‘g’ site spruce up!  I’ve been wanting to do this for ages,…

Design: It’s not Rocket Science

Design: It’s not Rocket Science

Drawings design by Raleigh Architect Coffee with an Architect It is funny to me that I came across this over…

Back Home

Back Home

Hi — How are you? I am home and I’m quietly trying to slide back into a routine of daily writing….

Garden Designer’s Roundtable: A Report From My Own Experiment Garden

[singlepic id=144 w=500 h= float=] I know I have mentioned it before, but my garden really is a test bed…

Chelsea Flower Show hotter than Cold Play?

Chelsea Flower Show hotter than Cold Play?

I read this morning that Chelsea Flower Show tickets are selling on Ebay for over 300 GBP (that is on…

New Puppy: Welcome Earvin Zippance (Zippy) Greayer

New Puppy: Welcome Earvin Zippance (Zippy) Greayer

Hi – just popping into let you know that I have a new arrival.   As with all new babies,…

Kiss the Earth: Mardi Gras & Gluttony Tuesday

Kiss the Earth: Mardi Gras & Gluttony Tuesday

One of the greatest parties in the world takes place right here in the US in February.  This being the…

Kiss the Earth: The Golden Cicada

Kiss the Earth: The Golden Cicada

Jen is back with another celebration….this one from the recent chinese new year traditions. Any opportunity that presents itself for…

An ASLA Rant

An ASLA Rant

Do you follow the The Dirt? (the blog of the ASLA)  I stop in from time to time but this…

Happy Sunday, Golden Globes, & and the Philly Flower Show

Happy Sunday, Golden Globes, & and the Philly Flower Show

I had to pop in just to share this with you….. I can’t wait to sit down tonight — (my…

The Storm Before the Storm & NaBloPoMo

The Storm Before the Storm & NaBloPoMo

I love new beginnings.  The first of things always hold a special appeal to me.  Today, the First of November…

A Test, a Thank-you & a Scavenger Hunt

I am posting this for 3 reasons….first, this is a test….I just wanted to see how Leaf magazine would look…

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