Peek Over the Fence into Confines’ Garden | Eat • Drink • Garden • Santa Barbara, California
It was an honor and overwhelming delight to walk this beautiful garden in Provence with the designer and owner, Dominque Lafoucade.
Summer homes and gardens: a grown-up treehouse in Bristol
Surrounded by fruit trees and hidden from the city, a grown-up tree house in Bristol makes an idyllic family retreat. Charlotte Packer finds out how one family have combined city and country living in one
20 Easy DIY Trellis Ideas To Add Charm and Functionality To Your Garden
I have a couple of trellises in my garden that I bought years ago. I think they add so much charm and beauty, especially when my vines grow up their sides. Of course, I have
Required Reading: Private Gardens of Paris - Gardenista
Care to stroll through the hidden gardens of Paris without leaving your home? Private Gardens of Paris by Alexandra D'Arnoux, Bruno De Laubadére, and Gille
Interesting houses and their occupants in the mountains
Dear friends around the world, Since a very young age I have always been fascinated and drawn to mountains, rivers, placid lakes and forests. I remember th...
Designing a Mediterranean Garden - Contours Landscapes
We landscapers, often get asked by clients to use plants and design gardens that lend themselves to a Mediterranean feel, seeing as here in the Cape we also have a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and a short, wet winter. Mediterranean style gardens use plants that are naturally waterwise and hardy and these plants
Why In Design: Faux bois, a fancy name for a down to earth style -- it's all the rage
~happy weekend~ Let's leave our work desks with the quiet thoughts of walking in a beautiful garden or forest, and a toast to Faux bois in design..…
Garden Designer London and Sussex. Jo Thompson Garden Design
Welcome to Jo Thompson Landscape Architecture & Garden Design, winner of 4 RHS Chelsea gold medals and designer of beautiful gardens, UK and worldwide.
Pardon My French, But This B*tch Wants to Move To Provence
When I was about 19 years old, I went on my first trip abroad to France. In my mind, I was a year late because I had wanted to go to col...
The Easiest Way to Grow an Endless Supply of Perfect Flowers and Herbs From Cuttings
Growing new plants from cuttings is a great way to increase your stock in a relatively short time. Rooted cuttings are often sturdier than seedlings, and come to maturity faster, many of them bearing flowers and fruits much earlier than seedlings. Plants grown from cuttings are exact clones of the parent plant, so you know exactly what […]