Monthly Archives: January 2010

Gadgets, Gizmos and Gardens

Are our lives poised to morph again with the introduction of yet another can’t-live-without-it gadget (the iPad) that will further separate us from each other and the land we live on?  How will this latest greatest thing really add to … Read more

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LABELS: business, technology 9 Comments

Monday 2 | A Year of Mondays Project

This is a little bit of a cheat.  I’m about 175 miles from my home garden…two states away actually.  So before I left yesterday I went out to the garden.   When it gets warmer I hope to make some drawings, … Read more

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LABELS: Garden Styles, Landscape Design, landscape designer, plants 4 Comments

Sometimes they look better naked…

I have been determined this year to celebrate beauty in the winter landscape beyond evergreen plants, still standing perennials and grasses.   In the clearly defined four seasons in New Jersey,  winter can seem barren and devoid of  much that we … Read more

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LABELS: Landscape Design, plants, trees, winter gardens 8 Comments

Monday 1 | A Year of Mondays Project

I have to put aside my gardener’s eye  to see beyond the tasks yet to be done.  I also have to keep in mind that this is going to end up being about the sum of all the parts as … Read more

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LABELS: Creative Process 5 Comments

It’s not about me

It’s not all about me today, but it is all about all of us. Here’s a link to donate on line:  Haiti Earthquake Relief (William J. Clinton Foundation | Haiti) OR Text “Haiti” to 90999  Your cell phone bill will … Read more

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A Year of Mondays

The power of a single view and a creative meditation on that view isn’t new, but that idea has been tossing around in my head for months.   I thought I wanted to explore gardens and the possibility of  design influence … Read more

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LABELS: Creative Process, Garden Styles, Japan 20 Comments

Garden Designer’s Bloglink: 5 Regional Ideas

Grab a snack…this might take a while… In December, as a guest on Garden Gossip, I extolled listeners to ‘celebrate their regions’  instead of trying to emulate a garden design style that is at odds with their specific location. That … Read more

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LABELS: architectural salvage, green, Landscape Design, landscape designer, native plants, New Jersey, Planting Design, recycling, sustainability, sustainable landscapes 23 Comments