Garden Styles

everything you ever wanted (and didn't want) to know about moss

Everything You Ever Wanted (and didn’t want) to Know About Moss

I'm always up for being sent off on a research tangent.  Not knowing where it will end up, what I will learn and what will ...
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a shamrock (oxalis) rainbow www.pithandvigor.com

A Shamrock (Oxalis) Rainbow

I'm finding the ever- increasing variety of oxalis  (commonly called Shamrocks or Wood Sorrel) available to gardeners very inspiring. In the last decade (or so) ...
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Celtic Garden Belvedere from www.pithandvigor.com

Garden Gallery : Celtic Gardens

Writing a book requires reaching out to many people you might not otherwise have cause to contact. Interviews and image research require countless cold calls - ...
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Celtic Garden Inspiration www.pithandvigor.com image by Michael Bianchi

St Patrick’s Day Celtic Garden Inspiration

As I wrote my book last year, I considered so many different styles of gardens to discuss.  There where quite a few that didn't make ...
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Alchemy Garden Malvern Spring Show

Garden Gallery: Alchemy Gardens’ Staircase to Nowhere

Folly Builder. Can you think of a better business card title?  I wonder if anyone in the US has that title?   Folly's are much more ...
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Designing a Yoga Garden

For over 25 years, running has been a constant in my life but with the recent onset of knee pain, my orthopedist has advised I ...
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