Chanticleer Gardens

Silence

– Posted in: Garden Design

Last year, I drove from my home in Benicia, California, to the White Mountains on the California/Nevada border. Ostensibly this was a pilgrimage of sorts. A journey to see the Bristlecone Pines, one of, if not the oldest, living things on this planet. Botanically it was a fascinating trip and I recorded some of my [...]

Micro-Gardening: How It Transforms Philadelphia Into An Urban Jewel

– Posted in: Garden Design, Garden Travels

Green roofs and walls, urban agriculture, planting trees, and large swathes of native plantings are what most gardeners discuss when the topic of gardening in urban areas arises. What often goes unnoticed is small space gardening - window boxes, containers, and entryways. It doesn't matter whether it's a celebration of color with a variety of [...]