23 Gardening Gifts For Mother’s Day You May Want For Yourself

May 6, 2019

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For gardeners and non-gardeners alike, here’s my curated collection of 23 gardening gifts for Mother’s Day—including some delicious finds for relaxation.


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Mini Ceramic Planters on Bamboo Tray
Wither on a windowsill or tabletop, these small ceramic plant pots of different Read More...

A Tiny Secret Garden in London

September 30, 2018

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You won’t accidentally stumble onto Gibbons Rent, a tiny narrow cut-through between Magdalen and Bermondsey Streets in London SE1. Tucked away in the shadow of the towering spire-like skyscraper known as The Shard and close to the busy London Bridge Read More...

Create Your Own Smart Garden With These Innovative Tech Gadgets

August 16, 2018

The Edyn Sensor.

Interest in gardening is rapidly increasing, especially among environmentally and nutrition-conscious millennials who also want to know where their food comes from.

Patrick Nadeau’s Urban Garden planter bags.

Many of this age group live in apartments … Read More...

How To Bring a Dull Dorm Room to Life With Plants

July 30, 2018

With college dorm move-in day around the corner, it’s time to think about how to personalize this space. Maybe you’ve already snagged colorful bedding, a rug, and some colorful wall decor. Now bring your dull dorm room to life with Read More...

New Orleans: Spanish Moss, Swamps, and Great Sax

July 24, 2018

Crossing the intersection at Magazine and Napoleon Streets, I passed through a cloud of thousands of tiny soap bubbles floating across four lanes of the street from one side to the other. Then, as I turned the next corner, I Read More...

26 Last Minute Home and Garden Mother’s Day Gifts

May 8, 2018

It’s not too late to celebrate your cultivated Mom with these last minute Mother’s Day gardening gifts for the gardener!

1. Monticello Gardener’s Gift Basket
From the shop of Thomas Jefferson’s plantation residence, Monticello, comes this artfully arranged keepsake basket … Read More...

Before and After: My Connecticut Home and Garden Makeover

April 3, 2018

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“I wish it were ours,” I thought when I spotted the ugly brown house on the hill overlooking a pond in the park. Six years later, it was our ugly house. Slowly over the years, the ugly house got Read More...

12 Dog Restaurants Where Humans Are Welcome

August 13, 2017

Photo via Dog Café Los Angeles

Once in a while a pup could really use a little respite from this dog-eat-dog world.

When a pooch is dog tired after a long day on the run, chillin’ out at Yappy Hour … Read More...

A Bird’s Nest For People Doubles as Hydroponic Garden

July 27, 2016

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Milan-based DesignLibero describes their design practice as an interaction between form and function. If their multifunctional Nido (Italian for nest) is any example of this, then I’d say their work is more a combination of form, function and fun.

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How To Partition Your Living Spaces With Plants

July 19, 2016

Partition Tuttisuperterra by Marco Ferreri for Teracrea

Consider using planted partitions to divide your garden space into distinct outdoor rooms. Backyards, patios, decks, and terraces can benefit from creating separation to establish different outdoor living spaces. Think it of it as

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