A Marvelous New Hibiscus

A Marvelous New Hibiscus

Which plant is literally on fire in our garden right now? Hibiscus ‘Midnight Marvel.’ I admittedly ordered this plant on…

Magical Mushrooms

Magical Mushrooms

Wow, mushrooms are magical — and not in the ‘make the walls start undulating’ way….but really magical….like in the save…

Making Meadow Pots

Making Meadow Pots

Since seeing this container planting over on Garden’s Illustrated’s website earlier this summer, I have been all sorts of obsessed…

Godshuis Gardens in Belgium

Godshuis Gardens in Belgium

We’ve been in Belgium for two weeks now – filling our time slowly with the treasures of the region.  We…

Hydroponics for Dad?

Hydroponics for Dad?

My dad’s latest engineering feat has been to install a hydroponics growing system in the spare bedroom of my parents…

Bloodroot

Bloodroot

It is late May here in Maine and we are in the midst of a long, cool spring. The temperatures…

Planning A White Garden

Planning A White Garden

This week I have been pulling together plans for a white garden to be installed this summer at a client’s…

Get the Look For Less – Garden Boho Chic

Get the Look For Less – Garden Boho Chic

Greetings, Studio G Readers!  My name is Elizabeth, and I’ve been designing outdoor spaces for over 12 years.  I also…

What To Do With The Strawberry Tower?

What To Do With The Strawberry Tower?

My strawberries hate my strawberry tower. They literally run from it. Last year in my book writing garden absence, I…

Aerial Hedges

Aerial Hedges

Instead of writing about a particular plant or plant group, this week I thought I would talk about one of…

Defining Your Garden Style – Plant Partners

Defining Your Garden Style – Plant Partners

As a designer I am not immune to creative dry spells – but the key to maintaining a steady stream…

Before & After: April’s Bean Tunnel

Before & After: April’s Bean Tunnel

I found this really sweet bean tunnel over the winter and I’ve been dying to make one of my own…

A Winter’s Table Top Garden

A Winter’s Table Top Garden

As the winter drudges on, my patience for a lack of greenery has started to come to a head.  I…

Decked Out: What Materials Are Right For Your Deck Project?

Decked Out: What Materials Are Right For Your Deck Project?

Are you considering adding a deck to your garden?  What deck materials or finish is right for you? What is…

Before & After: A Remarkable Transformation for this Suburban Backyard

Before & After: A Remarkable Transformation for this Suburban Backyard

I dream of the day that my husband and I own a house in the woods, but that’s pretty far…

It May Be Cold Outside But I’m Thinking Of Joseph’s Coat For Next Summer

It May Be Cold Outside But I’m Thinking Of Joseph’s Coat For Next Summer

Our horticulture team at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is working on a new vertical wall idea for the summer of…

Winter Plant Shopping – A List of Nurseries

Winter Plant Shopping – A List of Nurseries

Just the other day, I was wondering how long have I been contributing to Studio G? I am thankful that…

Garden Style Online

Garden Style Online

There are many, many online places where you can find interesting items to furnish your garden.  I have featured many…

Wood Grain Concrete Pavers

Wood Grain Concrete Pavers

It seems inevitable that as I finish up a cobblestone patio at my own home, I come across these pavers….

How to Make a Japanese Garden

How to Make a Japanese Garden

Have you noticed the graphic design makeover of Martha Stewart? I really like the new modern fonts and clean styling….

Would You Put This Kind of Art in Your Garden?

Would You Put This Kind of Art in Your Garden?

I am hunting for a technique whereby I might be able to create my own version of this image.  I simply love…

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