iGrow?

iGrow?

image from strainguide iMac, iPod, iPhone, iPad, iGrow?   The latest fashion in gardening can be found at a newly opened…

Sunday Afternoon Movies

Sunday Afternoon Movies

My 4 year old fell and split his chin open this morning…we have to wait until 3:00 to get stitches…

Futuristic Friday: Interesting New Concepts for Landscape Architects & Urban Designers

How about some innovative ideas to wrap up the week?  This one comes from French company B-ton Design. How many…

Factory 20 for your ‘Weathered & Treasured’ Garden Design Needs

Factory 20 for your ‘Weathered & Treasured’ Garden Design Needs

Predicted by many as another big design trend for 2010 is what I am calling “weathered and treasured”. Benjamin Moore…

Trend Week: Making the Outdoors More Cozy

Trend Week: Making the Outdoors More Cozy

Yet another design trend predicted by Aafje Nijman is that we will generally want to get closer to nature.  Specifically,…

Trend Week: The XL Trend

According to European trend watcher Aafje Nijman, there is a feeling that as gardens continue to grow in popularity and…

Trend Week: Garden Trends for 2010 – Design Styles

Trend Week: Garden Trends for 2010 – Design Styles

It’s that time of year where we all start making predictions about where we are going and how we are…

Pantone 2010 Color of the Year: Turquoise Garden Inspiration

I look forward to the annual announcement of the Pantone color of the year.  I now have a 2 year…

Can all the Worlds Problems Really Be Solved with a Garden?

Have you seen this video? I have now watched it and a couple others in the same vein about 50…

Gardens Endure in Baghdad

The New York Times published an inspiring and uplifting article titled Fanciful Gardens Emerge in a City of Tan and…

Recycled Water Wise Bricks for the Garden

I discovered these interesting bricks that are an exciting option for the landscape over at Urban Gardens (who found them…

Pantone 2010 Color Trend Garden Inspiration

Pantone 2010 Color Trend Garden Inspiration

1. Patterns, 2. Lily of the Valley, 3. Untitled, 4. 春だね~!, 5. friday’s flower power, 6. Frond, 7. green in…

Yesterday’s Planting: Phyllostachys Nigra – Black Bamboo

by Rubisco! I always get excited about firsts…big or little, I seem to note and remember them.   Every variety of…

Tag it! Beautiful Plant Labels

Every sort of plant tag you can imagine is available through Botanique Editions.  And not just the tags but the…

Grafitti – I Tell you, it is a Garden Trend! – Story Hotel in Stockhom Sweden

Do you remember discussing graffiti in the garden here and here? Remember I said it was going to be a…

Beautiful Australian Designer Market Umbrellas

Beautiful Australian Designer Market Umbrellas

Yesterday was a bit rough, but Yahoo was eventually able to resolve the corruption that apparently was causing this site…

Grass Inspiration – It’s not all bad!

Grass Inspiration – It’s not all bad!

I recently read a post by Kathryn of Diary of a Smart Chick over at Houzz.  She created an inspiring…

A Couple of Cool Vertical Garden Prototypes: Available Soon

A Couple of Cool Vertical Garden Prototypes: Available Soon

It is a huge trend in gardening. For generations, plants were placed in soil on the ground or in a…

Rainbow Bright Garden Furniture

Rainbow Bright Garden Furniture

Do you think there is yet another little trend afoot? A trend for furniture that has a rainbow of color…

Garden Color Palettes

I feel as I have seen these little collections somewhere (like someone else’s blog— but I am not sure whose). …

Daily Garden 060: Malibu, CA by Cao & Perot

Daily Garden 060: Malibu, CA by Cao & Perot

The refrain, ‘Make do with what you have’,  is, in lean times is a reality forced upon many.  I am…

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