Category Archives: gardeners

Spring is Sprung with Leaf Magazine

I hope you’re not tired of hearing about the new issues of Leaf and my involvement with them.  I think the latest issue–out today– Spring 2013–is as good, if not better, than those that have come before it. It’s a great … Read more

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LABELS: Garden Centers, gardeners, Gardens, Hamamelis x intermedia, Landscape Design Leave a comment

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

Garden Portrait: Boat’s End, Australia

Since the local bookstore with a great selection of foreign magazines closed I have missed leafing through (and buying) stacks of international design magazines.  Now, unless I’m making a trip to NYC where I now buy and browse, I look … Read more

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LABELS: Australia, gardeners, Gardens, Landscape Design, Planting Design 2 Comments

A Great Read…

Yesterday was a really crappy day, weather wise.  Grey, cold and pouring.  It was the perfect opportunity to sit down with a good book.  For a single afternoon inside the warmth of my own small house in New Jersey I … Read more

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LABELS: Garden Styles, gardeners, sunlight 3 Comments

Spring’s Slow March

No pun intended in the title although after another dose of winter weather this week, those of us on the eastern seaboard might believe it. Photo by Johann Dreo,via Wikipedia Commons The coming of this spring’s season seems to be … Read more

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Stuck in the Mud…Ugly Shoes

Spring is approaching in my part of the world and that means…MUD! My favorite pair of rubber and neoprene garden shoes have sprung a leak and need to be replaced. I have tried different types of garden shoes. I don’t … Read more

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LABELS: fashion, gardeners, shoes, spring 2 Comments

My Last Minute List–Any Gardener Would Want These

My father loved Christmas, he believed in Virginia’s Santa. When I was small he created magical surprises and taught me to find joy in the holiday. Every year he would wait until Christmas Eve to do his shopping and decorate … Read more

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LABELS: Garden Styles, gardeners, gifts, organic, sustainable landscapes Leave a comment