Monthly Archives: July 2011

Slow Home Living…a garden design

It started with a tweet.  My Twitter buddy @slowhomeliving aka Gloria asked a question about her pool’s renovation.  I answered.  For the next two months we worked together developing a master plan for her lifestyle/flower/blogging business to flourish in.  More … Read more

LABELS: Gardens, Landscape Design, project 2 Comments

Tuesday’s Find…a baby!

This sweet little baby would be a perfect addition to my garden family.  I love her bold cobalt blue dress and tumbled position.  She’s really well priced so I’m sure she’ll find garden family soon.  From Kimball and Bean Garden Antiques … Read more

LABELS: Antiques, garden ornaments, Gardens Leave a comment

My lowly daylilies…

One of the first perennials I bought more than 40 years ago with allowance money was a daylily.  It was probably plowed under when new owners renovated my parents’ house. I take cast off daylilies (I have no idea what … Read more

LABELS: Daylily, Gardens 5 Comments

Tuesday’s Find…backyard chickens

The current craze for backyard chickens is not something I participate in, but I would love to have these garden chairs!  From the 1940s they say farm yet are simple enough to fit with many garden styles.  If they were mine, … Read more

LABELS: Antiques, Gardens, Outdoor Furniture and Accessories 4 Comments

Field Trip: Mariani Gardens

Enroute to Connecticut for a party two weeks ago, I stopped for a second look at Mariani Gardens, an upscale garden/design center in Armonk, NY.  My first visit was four years ago just after it had opened. Their specific specialty … Read more

LABELS: Betula jacqemontii, garden ornaments, Gardens, Outdoor Furniture and Accessories 2 Comments

Tuesday’s Find…a Gehry gazebo

No I’m not kidding.  No I don’t like it and I’m I hardcore Frank Gehry fan.  I love the corrugated furniture produced for Vitra in the 70s.  The Bilbao and other buildings are incredible and inspiring in so many ways. … Read more

LABELS: American Architecture 4 Comments