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  I have been pounding my head against the metaphoric wall this morning  (or perhaps I should say computer screen). I have so many things...

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Few designers and artists would deny that much of their inspiration comes from studying the natural world.  It doesn't matter what you are creating or developing,...

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You are going to have to indulge me this week as I fully expect that the arrival of a puppy will have a huge impact...

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Spring in New England gardens such as mine (huge with lots of annual winter damage from falling limbs) call for significant clean up.  Burning is in the...

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I was just taking a look at the Summer collection of outdoor gear from Ikea and there are definitely some hits.  I put a whole mess of...

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Hillsides can be tough projects and for a designer, It can be particularly difficult to re-sculpt the space, carving out useful areas and conveying the design to...

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Remember last weeks really dull garden with a dingy deck? (re-visit here) Well here is a peek at the plan that our London -based Garden...

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Oh -- this is a dreamy little dream job for just the right person.....Post- Doctoral Associate At Dumbarton Oaks in Washington D.C.  - 'The post-doctoral associate...

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My first thought when I saw these was "Those aren't Pillows" -- (one of my all time favorite  and most quotable movies - Planes, Trains,...

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I don't want to, but guess I might need to -- give up the fight and go lay down (I'm not shaking this stomach thing)....

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I have to admit this morning I am still well in the throws of a stomach bug....I hate being sick and don't like to let...

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I am, with great envy, eyeing the Smog Shoppe in LA.  I so wish that Boston had a similarly hip indoor-outdoor event space that married...

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I love the E's -  there are two great 'E' words in Botanical Latin that mean the same thing. Edulis and Esculenta -- both of which...

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I love this quick project (using free pallets and a little stain!) that transformed an ugly industrial wall.... Inspired by this garden by Stacy K...

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If I were without a job, a bit younger, not married with a house and two kids, a cat and a soon to be puppy,...

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  Tempt Cider, a Danish brand designed by DDB Denmark, is so interesting.... I just discovered it and while I am completely smitten with the first...

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This picture got me wondering...just what might this streetscape look like if the LA and Planners who were putting it together just went all out...

histroical picture of girl with english bull terrier via www.pithandvigor.com
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Please accept my apologies for being away yesterday.  The day was packed to the gills and getting online was ultimately not in the cards.  But,...

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Ready for another garden project to follow?  This garden is in the Hampstead borough of London and was taken on by Earth Designs UK. Here...

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One of the greatest parties in the world takes place right here in the US in February.  This being the Year of the Dragon, I...

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I just discovered Penelope Green's article titled On City Roof Tops, Scrappy Green Spaces in Bloom in the New York Times.  (It is from last summer...so...