container gardens

Win $500 for Your Creative Handcrafted Container!

– Posted in: Contests and Giveaways

To celebrate their new book, “Potted: Make Your Own Stylish Garden Containers”, Potted—a Los Angeles garden boutique—is having a DIY Planter Contest, and I’m one of the judges! Ends June 21, 2017. Winner announced June 26. WINNER GETS A $500 gift certificate to Potted-–yes, they sell mail-order—and also will receive a copy of their new book, as will the top four runners-up! IMPORTANT: This [...]

Front Porch Ideas

– Posted in: Garden Adventures

Your front porch is the first room of your home guests see.  It sets the stage, reveals how tidy you are, and how much the aesthetics of your environment matter to you. A porch also can be a semi-public sitting area, combining elements of indoors and out. A red aeonium in the garden echoes the [...]