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Noted: Modern Planting Ideas From a Historic English Garden via Houzz

Modern Planting Ideas From a Historic English Garden via Houzz Other   In the shadow of one of England’s oldest cathedrals sits Bishopscourt, the home of the Bishop of Rochester. Behind it is a traditional English garden that is being brought into the 21st century. Bishopscourt’s updated design is a revelation, with grasses, shrubs and […]

Summer in the Garden: Iron Garden Spheres

I am always keeping a eye out for decent products for my own garden — even if they are just for my wish list. Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting a series of products that might fit in my garden — or yours! — Douglas Iron Garden Spheres I could […]

Noted: Shopper’s Diary: Bleuet Coquelicot in Paris by Michelle Slatalla via Gardenista

Shopper’s Diary: Bleuet Coquelicot in Paris by Michelle Slatalla via Gardenista It’s hard to miss Bleuet Coquelicot: Plants and flowers of all colors spill onto the sidewalk from a tiny storefront on a busy street in Paris’s Canal St. Martin neighborhood. Most customers are neighborhood regulars. They stop by to say hello and share a […]

Garden Decor: Teapot Birdhouse from Clifford Earl Sculpture

Teapot Birdhouse from Clifford Earl Sculpture Whimsical birdhouse always add a nice touch to any garden, and you might just invite some new residents, too. This clever use of a teapot as the base of the birdhouse is a great way of reusing an object. The artist then embellishes the original piece to create something […]

Summer in the Garden: The Layered Garden: Design Lessons for Year-Round Beauty from Brandywine Cottage by Adam Levine and David L. Culp

I am always keeping a eye out for decent products for my own garden — even if they are just for my wish list. Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting a series of products that might fit in my garden — or yours! — Douglas The Layered Garden: Design Lessons […]

Subscribed 52: Growing Wisdom with David Epstein

Originally published as part of the “Subscribed” series on my New Media blog and podcast, Careers in New Media Growing Wisdom with David Epstein As a gardener, garden blogger and garden YouTuber myself, I always like to keep in touch with what other garden folks are doing online. I recently came across Garden Wisdom as a […]

Garden Decor: A Face in the Fence from Boyle Sculptures

A Face in the Fence from Boyle Sculptures I first saw this on the Tumblr blog, A Garden Getaway, but it didn’t link to the original creator of the work. After a few minutes with Google Image Search, though, I was able to turn up Boyle Sculptures, the source of this and other “garden faces”. […]

Noted: Lovely Kitchen Garden via Garden Gallery

 Lovely Kitchen Garden via Garden Gallery See more Read more on this topic: Noted: Garden Room via Garden Gallery Noted: Grow a Kitchen Garden in 16 Square Feet via Houzz Photo: Kitchen at Culinary Vegetable Institute Elsewhere: Full Circle Kitchen Composter: Review and Giveaway! Photo: Brunfelsia and Clytostoma cuttings on kitchen windowsill

Noted: Planting Ideas: Life in the Crevices via Houzz

Planting Ideas: Life in the Crevices via Houzz Mediterranean Spaces by San Luis Obispo Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture If you are a plant collector, like I am, you will at some point come to the sobering conclusion that only a finite number of plants can be squeezed into each […]

Noted: 10 Breathtaking Tree Canopies & Natural Tunnels that Look Like Scenes from a Fairy Tale via Inhabitots

10 Breathtaking Tree Canopies & Natural Tunnels that Look Like Scenes from a Fairy Tale via Inhabitots Vacation season is fast approaching, and many people have booked tickets to resorts and cities that offer fantastic experiences. Don’t forget that some of the most unforgettable memories are made in places barely altered by human hands. More […]