Roberta Paolo (aka Granny) harbors a love for gardening and believes that flowers are for picking. Many years ago, noticing her grand children’s fascination with the the plants in her garden, Roberta created a community garden at Loveland Elementary School … Read Article
The French painter Claude Monet’s 250 water lily paintings are displayed in museums all around the world and across the United States. If you have never seen one, drop everything and head to a museum near you.
Patrick Blanc, the French botanist and artist known for creating vertical gardens, was invited by the New York Botanical Garden to design their annual orchid show this spring.
My mother always seems to have a lot more things blooming in her garden at any given moment than I do. Recently I spent an afternoon gardening with her in northwestern Connecticut, just about 30 miles north of where I … Read Article
We reported on our visits to the Philadelphia Flower Show, San Francisco Flower & Garden Show and Ball Horticultural Spring Trials in the spring 2012 issue of Gardeners On the Go!. Here are some more images and info:
In last month’s “The Curious Gardener” eNewsletter I challenged my readers to come up with New Year’s Resolutions for gardening in 2012. I started things off with five of my own and offered to give away Womanswork Rose Gauntlet Gloves … Read Article
Here are the photographs selected as the winners and honorable mentions in Horticulture’s 2011 Garden Photo Contest. Read Article
As I have gotten older (insert old age here) I have learned a few things about myself, one being that I spend a lot of time daydreaming about garden trekking. It doesn’t help matters that I have a few (wink, … Read Article
Horticulture’s January/February 2012 issue, which focuses on public gardens and all they have to offer, includes a feature on 10 gardens that have opened to the public in the past 10 years. The Garden Conservancy helped many of those gardens … Read Article
I love visiting Battery Park City in New York in any season. Here’s a sampling of the gardens you will see if you walk through this extraordinary 36-acre open space district. Read Article
Here it is, our first Travel & Design posting. The title of this new feature sums up what we want to share with you quite nicely. All gardens have something to share, something to teach us. From estate gardens rooted … Read Article