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…

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). …

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…

Color Inspiration: Red, Burgundy, Fuschia, Yellow, & Orange-Gold

Color Inspiration: Red, Burgundy, Fuschia, Yellow, & Orange-Gold

I have to get my creative juices flowing…I am in Washington DC preparing for my sisters wedding.  I am headed…

Daily Garden: Google’s Googleplex Garden and the Trend Towards Corporate Gardens

Daily Garden: Google’s Googleplex Garden and the Trend Towards Corporate Gardens

It is a popular trend in Corporate America to build and offer company gardens. They are places where employees can…

Jamie Durie Electrolux Outdoor Kitchens – Opinions?

Maybe you noticed and maybe you didn’t, but I have never discussed outdoor kitchens here.  It wasn’t a planned thing,…

Britches & Hoes

Britches & Hoes

One more post before I head out…. Because I just can’t help myself.  Britches and Hoes – who came up…

A Better Way to Build Stone Walls

Cheaper, faster, better (and green)? It is the trifecta that usually requires a concession on one side to gain on…

The Original Succulent Gardener

There is no denying the hot trend is Succulents…and another hot trend is vertical gardening….making the succulents put on a…

Styrofoam Dome Houses for a Better World?

I’m jumping on Patti’s (over at Liberty Post) bandwagon.  I quite agree that these inexpensive, earthquake resistant Styrofoam homes should…

Garden Destination: Gilroy Gardens & Axel Erlandson’s Tree Circus

Garden Destination: Gilroy Gardens & Axel Erlandson’s Tree Circus

  Nearly a hundred years ago a Swedish born bean farmer named Axel Erlandson settled in California and in an…

Garden Design Related Magazines

I saw a very interesting post this morning over at Media Bistro about the rise in magazine titles related to…

Vertical Gardening Inspiration & DIY

Have you noticed that vertical gardens have moved beyond experimental and into the realm of maturing design?  I thought I…

Daily Garden: Trendy Turquoise Deck Garden

I hardly know where to credit this garden as I have seen it so many places (email me if you…

Garden Destination: Zetas Tradgard – Stockholm, Sweden

I am wishing that garden centers local to me had a bit more to offer.  It seems to me that…

Urban Herb Wall Garden

I am pleased to introduce you to an interesting site called living wall art.  Gavin who maintains this site chronicles…

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