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
This is a re-print of a post that was published here in March 2013. As fall approaches, it’s a perfect time to re-evaluate any changes you want to make in your garden. When I began to learn about garden design, I became intrigued with paths – no – make that obsessed. Maybe it dates back[...]
When a few of the Drexel students working with me at Lombard Center Community Garden told me that I needed to check out the latest in Philadelphia’s Pop-Up gardens down at the waterfront, I knew it was a ‘must see’. Although it’s described as a ‘summer pop-up park complete with a boardwalk, urban beach,[...]