Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Revived Garden Design Magazine

Sometimes I almost get what I wish for. When it folded two years ago, I lamented the demise of Garden Design magazine. In that piece, I also made a wish of sorts — If we, as a design discipline and community, … Read more

LABELS: Garden Design, Gardens, Landscape Design, magazines 3 Comments

Garden Design Details: Retro Patio Umbrellas

I’m tired of market umbrellas. Patterned or plain, they all look the same.  Outdoor umbrellas used to glamorous. My shady inspiration today came from Coastal Living’s cover story a few years ago and a garden designed by A Blade of … Read more

LABELS: Garden Design, Garden Design Details, Gardens, Patio Umbrellas 3 Comments

Spring Frenzy!

It’s been one of the most jam packed and crazy springs in recent memory.  Perhaps it is because winter seemed never ending in New Jersey and it still hasn’t really warmed up! As happens every April, I get so busy my … Read more

LABELS: American Architecture, Gardens Leave a comment