I think I forgot to mention yesterday, that I am Southern California on vacation – though I am still blogging between trips to the pool, walks on the beach, trips to Disneyland (tomorrow) and whatever else we end up doing. My in-laws (where we are staying) live in Palos Verdes, which I have to say, is a really nice place. They have lovely views and this peninsula is so naturally pretty, I always somehow forget how nice it is between visits.
Obviously, everything looks different here (Rochelle, you are not in New England anymore) – and I find it so inspiring to see all the different plants and trees, the lovely (overly?) manicured gardens that surround every house, and the beautiful ocean views.
I think I am going to probably go on about all things Southern Californian until I leave. (Bear with me). I thought I would share with you (over the next few days) the portfolios of some super talented southern Californian designers and design teams.
All of these lovely gardens were designed by Dry Design under the principals Sasha Tarnopolsky and John Jennings. I love them because they are so appropriate to the desert — I have to admit the abundance of green lawns is a little much.
I have some more to share with you tomorrow….but in the mean time, click on over to Dry Design, they have such an inspiring portfolio beyong just these images, and well worth the visit.
I have to admit that with coming off the latest issue of Leaf and needing to pull together this post for the GDRT within the same 24 hour period….I’m a little overwhelmed. So instead of stressing about it too much, I decided to use the opportunity to re-connect with my own garden. Thankfully, connecting with…
Noticing yesterday that the tips of daffodils and spring bulbs are just beginning to poke through the ground, the branches of the willows have yellowed and the forsythia stems have swollen its obvious that the fresh yellows of spring are on their way. But a lesser known and even earlier spring harbinger is the Hamamelis…