Fran Sorin

12 Tips on How To Use Color Effectively In The Garden

Color In the Gardene

There are several elements that make up a well thought out landscape: they include structure, shape, texture, scent, and movement. But for the majority of us home gardeners, the first element we take into consideration when designing our own personal paradise is color. Thanks to renowned garden authors like Penelope Hobhouse, who wrote Color In[...]

Gardening for The Future: Why Responsible Beauty Matters

Fran Sorin Bryn Mawr Garden

Please note: This article was originally published a few months ago at Garden Rant but because it stimulated some vigorous conversations, I thought it worth sharing with our GGW readers. There has been a lot of often rancorous debate about the use of natives vs. non-native plantings in our gardens over the past several years.[...]