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Garden Decor: Copper Pipe Tiki Torches DIY

Copper Pipe Tiki Torches DIY I’ve never been a big fan of the bamboo style tiki torches. They seem to cumbersome and even, in some cases, catch fire themselves, if the wind is blowing too hard in the wrong direction. These copper pipe torches are much more my style. I think they look quite elegant […]

Noted: Design Sleuth: Terra Cotta Window Boxes by Meredith Swinehart via Gardenista

Design Sleuth: Terra Cotta Window Boxes by Meredith Swinehart via Gardenista Terracotta Window Boxes from Amazon.com Earlier today, I wrote about the courtyard terrace of an Airbnb stay on the island of Ischia, Italy. (See Airbnb Visit: Under the Radar Near Capri.) From that perch, I could peek into the tiny urban gardens of surrounding […]

Noted: 10 Easy Pieces: Garden Clogs and Ankle Boots by Erin Boyle via Gardenista

10 Easy Pieces: Garden Clogs and Ankle Boots by Erin Boyle via Gardenista Given the choice, I’d go barefoot. It doesn’t matter if it’s sand between my toes or fresh garden mud, I like the feeling of my bare feet planted directly on the earth. When I was younger, my sisters and I had contests […]

Summer in the Garden: Crosley Furniture Griffith Metal Chair

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 Crosley Furniture Griffith Metal Chair […]

Summer in the Garden: Reclaim Metal Barrel Trolley

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 Reclaim Metal Barrel Trolley While […]

Noted: Cheap thrills: my must-have budget garden tools via A Way to Garden

Cheap thrills: my must-have budget garden tools via A Way to Garden I LOVE FINE GARDEN TOOLS: My edger that has lasted more than 25 years with no signs of wear; my stainless border spade; the long-reach telescoping pruners with precision snipping power from a distance. But I also pack my tool tote with cheap […]

Video: First Impressions of the Parrot Flower Power – Wireless Indoor/Outdoor Bluetooth Smart Plant Sensor

I take a look at the new Parrot Flower Power – Wireless Indoor/Outdoor Bluetooth Smart Plant Sensor which I received for free as part of a Klout Perk a few weeks ago. I’ve had it in the garden, monitoring an avocado seedling and gather data on water, fertilizer, sunlight and temperature using the iOS app on […]

Summer in the Garden: Cobalt Planters Trio

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 Cobalt Planters Trio Decorative containers […]

Summer in the Garden: Fiskars Garden Tools – Some of my favorites

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 Fiskars Garden Tools Some of […]

Noted: Movable Wheelbarrow Bench from Improvised Life

Movable Wheelbarrow Bench from Improvised Life Rogier Design the Wheelbench with a built in wheelbarrow wheel. “Moving a bench with two people has always been a chore… This is a bench you can easily maneuver into position. The eye-catching wheel is an invitation to find the best spot. An invitation to be active, to create […]