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I love color and write about it frequently both here and at Designers on Design. I’ve explored single hues for inspiration such as grey, turquoise and even white, but color in the garden should actually be more of a complex … Read more
It’s not about me
It’s not all about me today, but it is all about all of us. Here’s a link to donate on line: Haiti Earthquake Relief (William J. Clinton Foundation | Haiti) OR Text “Haiti” to 90999 Your cell phone bill will … Read more
Honest Scrap or Junkyard?
My friend Helen Yoest either has a wicked sense of humor or a need to know more…but an Honest Scrap award–I’ve got enough baggage and randomness to fill a junkyard. I’ll play because I’m a good sport and I was … Read more
Show House Videos No. 1 and No. 3
It’s the beginning of designer showhouse season. Designer previews for one that will take place in May 2010 are going on for those invited to submit their concepts for a design space. In the past I’ve kept an on-line journal … Read more
A blank piece of paper is staring back at me. A new project awaits my creative design impulse and I’m stalling. It’s November and I’ve been going at it full tilt for months on end… I need and want things … Read more
Don’t Mind the Gap
There’s been a lot bluster going on in garden circles since the Garden Writer’s Association presented a breakout session at their annual symposium entitled ‘Gardening with a Generation Y’. Kelly Norris, the presenter, who at an accomplished 22, tried his … Read more
Happy New Year Now!
Many years of conditioning has made me view today–the day after Labor Day–as the official start of my new year. For 13+ years, clad in new clothes with a shiny new book bag and unscuffed shoes off I went with … Read more
One of the wonderful things about the big on-line party is that eventually you run into someone you knew way back when. A while ago, my Facebook inbox delivered a message from one of my rag tag high school crowd … Read more