Garden Tour: Middleton Place Plantation + An Announcement

Garden Tour: Middleton Place Plantation + An Announcement

Last week, the old south – specifically Charleston, South Carolina welcomed me for a few days while I got to know some new people.  I’ll get to what the meeting was about in just a second – but I wanted to share with you a tour of Middleton Place.   I  live in Boston – and though…

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 are staying in Brugge, and I’ve been fascinated with often seen medieval houses that usually have a name and number printed on the side.  These ‘Godshuizen’ tend to also have pretty little gardens attached, so…

A Visit to Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials.

A Visit to Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials.

The staff at Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials are so nice, they just smile sweetly even when they have no idea what you are yammering on about. This is Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennials Last week, I was up in New Hampshire visiting the Proven Winners Team at Pleasant View Gardens and on my way back I thought it the perfect…

Great Garden Center: Snug Harbor Farm

Great Garden Center: Snug Harbor Farm

Shortly after we moved to Maine last fall, a blog post from Gardenista showcased the nursery called Snug Harbor Farm in Kennebunk. Once I saw the blend of old with new, I added it to my list of places that we have to visit in Maine. Since then, the last 9 months of flown by…

Succulent Cafe by Succulents and Sunshine

Succulent Cafe by Succulents and Sunshine

Trust me when I say that you should forget reading this post and just hop directly on over to Succulents and Sunshine.   Cassidy Tuttle stumbled across the most amazing cafe in Oceanside, California and then proceeded to take beautiful pictures of this inspiring place (because thats what awesome photographers do). Near as I can tell The Succulent Cafe has this gorgeousness and coffee…

Garden Gallery: Higashimokoto Flower Park in Hokkaido, Japan

Garden Gallery: Higashimokoto Flower Park in Hokkaido, Japan

Are your phlox blooming yet?  In new England we are not quite there yet….but in Japan, well that is a different story. This is Higashimokoto Flower Park in Hokkaido, Japan and this is what it looks like from mid May-mid June.  I came across it today as I was looking for more information about moss…

Garden Gallery: The Urban Physic Garden

Garden Gallery: The Urban Physic Garden

Do you know what a physic garden is?  I have to admit that until I attended design school at the Chelsea Physic Garden, I had no idea what the term meant either.  So in case you don’t know, a physic garden is a special kind of herb garden whose purpose is to grow medicinal plants.    The…

Garden Gallery: The Alchemist’s Garden

Garden Gallery: The Alchemist’s Garden

Should we take a little blogland trip to France?  Lets. Have a wander through the Alchemist’s Garden which is in Provence and is featured on About Gardens. I am taking inspiration from the White garden, the black garden and the red garden — Each are so striking and full of interesting ideas. Rills are fascianting…

Garden Gallery: Robert Tatin’s Home in Normandy France

Garden Gallery: Robert Tatin’s Home in Normandy France

I’m off this afternoon on a SouthernCalifornia adventure, but before I head out I have a something I have been meaning to share with you for a few weeks. It is the garden and outdoor museum created by artist Robert Tatin.   Located near Laval in Normandy, France, the place is open to visitors who…

Favorite Gardens – The High Line, NYC

Favorite Gardens – The High Line, NYC

As the NCAA Championship is slated for Monday night (I will not be watching because a) we got rid of cable television and b) there are no teams from North Carolina in the final game), it is appropriate that we wrap up the series on my favorite gardens by designating a champion. Just for a…

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