Design Inspiration From Independent Garden Center Show in Chicago

August 20, 2011

I’ve just returned very fired up from several days at the Independent Garden Center Show. I brought back with me so many new ideas and so much cool product information that it’s going to take me a while to Read More...

Out of the Box Garden Thinking

July 29, 2011

It may look like a pizza box, but inside is not a pie but rather all one needs to grow what could become the pizza’s veggie toppings, and more. ALLOTINABOX™ is a super cool GYO kit complete with information to … Read More...

Plant Lust

June 17, 2011


Calandrinia grandiflora, contributed by Cactus Jungle. Photo: Stan Shebs.

Novice and experienced gardeners alike can now, without ever leaving home, indulge their plant lust by finding the nurseries and garden centers to satisfy their botanical yearnings. Plant Lust is a … Read More...

More Urban Garden Ideas From the Golden State

March 29, 2011

As I peered through the cut out of a beautiful metal screen into landscape architect Jeffrey Gordon Smith’s award-winning installation, Pi r Squared, for the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show, I definitely felt this designer’s invitation to Get Read More...

Botanical Wall Paintings Feature Found Elements

March 16, 2011

Kate Hill Cantrill’s botanical wall “painting” was a favorite feature at our Fall installation for the Shippan Designer Show House’s Creative Garden Retreat.


Cantrill incorporates various natural elements into her assemblages, many of which are found on New York beaches … Read More...

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