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[...]
The results of a multitude of research is now showing what gardeners have intrinsically known for generations – that gardening is good for your health.
All of us at GGW want to wish each of you a magnificent and fun holiday season I am also taking this moment to let you know we are closing up shop at GGW. We’ve had an incredible eleven year run as a group gardening blog. For the past two years though, with my interest[...]
When I was in London last week for an intensive workshop, immediately after I dropped my bags off at the hotel, I rushed out for a walk to get re-acquainted with this city that I love so dearly. There was a time in my life when I flew to England regularly to visit and study[...]
Can you imagine feeling like you’ve created a delightful feast for the eyes with only 4 window boxes? I can. I always thought that nothing would replace my love of designing large, sweeping beds. I used to savor the expansive, long distance views at the end of a long day of being in my[...]