The first time I was asked to be on a garden tour, a combination of unadulterated excitement and raw fear kept me working at break neck speed with little sleep for the month prior to it. I’ve got to admit that I felt privileged to be asked to participate. But I also felt like an[...]
Once the calendar flips over to the New Year, if you’re like a lot of gardeners throughout the world, you begin to think, research, and ponder new elements that you want to bring into your garden this season.
If you think that buying fresh cut local flowers and creating stunning floral arrangements for your home is a luxury, think again.
This October, vibrant color continues on my rooftop garden in the Mediterranean. For those of you who don’t know, I actually garden in teak and pine containers, built to give the appearance, as much as possible, of garden beds (necessity is the mother of invention). For the purpose of this article, I’ve chosen to focus[...]
This is a reprint of a discussion I had with renowned Dutch garden and bulb designer, Jacqueline van der Kloet, 4 years ago. She is known throughout the world for her magnificent bulb designs. If you need inspiration for fall bulb planting, this is a must- read. Fran Sorin