I'm a former rocket scientist turned garden designer (on TV and IRL).
I'm also and author, entrepreneur and activist who thinks she can help save the planet (and make it a whole lot prettier) by teaching everyone a little something about landscape design.
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I don’t know if you know this, but girls eventually become women!! And, while research shows that there is an obvious and notable physical transformation when females morph – in my first hand experience, their brains stay entirely intact. (It is only when they start to become crones* that I wonder what heck happens!)- I […]
I’m not going to apologize for this note arriving a day later than intended. (Silly pet peeve: when creators imply they think I’m paying enough attention to notice or be bothered if they miss their own arbitrary schedule – whew, NO) But mostly I’m not apologizing because I have a really good excuse.😉 Plus it’s […]
Pinterest has predicted that one of the biggest gardening ideas for 2023 will be the idea of ‘rain harvesting’. Makes sense. I have a couple rain water harvesting anecdotes to share. Rain Harvesting Story #1 My garden does not have irrigation. I’ve tried – strictly for the vegetables. The combination of well water, great distances, and […]
Goodbye 2022! Today is the second day of the new year and you know what that is good for? LISTS – Here is my year in review. Random THINGS (but actual tangible things) that brought me joy in 2022. I’m going shallow here…. these shop-able items that gave me an inordinate amount of satisfaction. A […]
Planning boards are the worst. In my career (and as a homeowner) I’ve been on both sides of the review table. I can report that there is absolutely no joy in a planning board meeting – regardless of your POV.😣 I’m currently sitting on the board-side of the table. I’ll spare you the blow-by-blow (for […]
The word “Ideate” makes me dizzy. (I bring this up because ‘IDEATE’ seems to be one of those on-the-rise, google-trending words that appears to not have even existed before 2005).* It causes a time-wrinkle in my brain that snaps me back to the yellow conference room at (to remain unnamed) software company. The petulant CTO […]