Monthly Archives: September 2011

Garden Designer’s Roundtable | How Did I Get Here?

You may ask yourself, “Well, how did I get here?” –Talking Heads, Once in a Lifetime Indulge me please. I have enough years behind me to be able to view the paths and detours I’ve taken. Some things have been … Read more

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LABELS: American Architecture, Creative Process, Gardens 13 Comments

Tuesday’s Find…bargain hunting

While it’s fun to dream about expensive antiques for the garden, my wallet doesn’t always agree with the result so I decided to do a specialized search 1st Dibs for garden objects that were $500 and less.  Sometimes I don’t … Read more

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

Tuesday’s Find…Swan seating

So this isn’t a swan song…it’s a swan seat.  Sometimes I like things just because they are totally ridiculous and this is one of them.   I am so not surprised that it comes from a garden antiques dealer in … Read more

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Tuesday’s Find…an iron planter

Every week I convince myself that I won’t be able to ‘find’ anything garden worthy…and every week there’s something wonderful to share. This iron jardinere would be worth having for its graphic quality alone.  Bold lines and clean details make … Read more

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LABELS: Antiques, Gardens, Ironwork, Outdoor Furniture and Accessories 2 Comments

Storm Lighting…as in no power

Last weekend tropical storm Irene wrecked havoc with my life.  I was one of the lucky ones…a flooded basement, spoiled food and several days without power and water were the worst of it for me–others had it far worse. In … Read more

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