Monthly Archives: June 2012

It’s Summer!

It’s summer and that brings a whole different set of thoughts, ideas and activities.  I went out the other night to walk the dog and was totally enchanted by fireflies in a way I hadn’t been since childhood.  I miss … Read more

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LABELS: Gardens, summer 2 Comments

Beehive Structures

Wayward paths are a curious thing.  My post last week about dovecotes and a quick look at some things I had pinned led me down this particular road.  I’ve become totally intrigued with beehive shaped structures and thinking about how to … Read more

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Tuesday’s Find…A Dovecote

Dovecotes fascinate me.  The ancient Romans had immense pigeon housing/raising structures.  They brought that idea with them on their march through Europe.  In the Middle Ages pigeons were a common part of the menu used for both eggs and meat, … Read more

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Monochrome Inspiration

I’m inspired by monochrome gardens? Yes, I am.  These gardens with their washed out almost colorless spaces are really appealing to me.  Maybe it’s my current mood, or the abundance of summer color outside, or a knee jerk reaction to … Read more

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LABELS: color, Gardens, patios, stone work 2 Comments

Tuesday’s Find…a boot scrape

I need one of these.  Gardens are muddy and those wimpy little boot brush things to put outside the door don’t do the job.  This boot scrape is elegant in its simplicity and utilitarian design.  It  would fantastic outside my … Read more

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LABELS: Antiques, gardeners, Gardens, vintage 1 Comment