Tag Archives: Gardening

Lessons From The Garden: What My Wisteria Shrub Taught Me

Good morning all! August is here! Can you believe it. Where did July go? It has been very hot here until last week when we had cooler temps.   I started attending to the flower beds. Wisteria was growing out … Continue reading

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Independence Day Outdoor Entry Makeover

Independence Day is just around the corner.  We are also getting ready to celebrate my mother-in-law’s birthday.  I want to make an inviting entry for family and friends.   I’ve been busy sprucing up the backdoor entry to the house. … Continue reading

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Country Flowers At Home

Summer is here! Country living in Warwick, NY is beautiful. We are enjoying the summer at home.  Many of the plants around the house are in bloom.  Every now and then I cut a few stems here and there and bring them inside to enjoy. … Continue reading

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How Will You Celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

Happy Cinco de Mayo! On this beautiful day, I’m taking a little break in the courtyard to celebrate with a healthy mango and pineapple smoothie. Just in case you are looking for a sangria recipe or cocktail to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Eden Chandelier For Daum

Martyn Lawrence Bullard, a Los Angeles based interior designer, is renowned for his broad range of styles and eclectic designs.  Martyn is also an award winning designer, known for creating seductive interiors.  I had a chance to visit him at the Daum … Continue reading

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Usher Spring At Architectural Digest Home Design Show

The official arrival of spring is here.  Today mother nature is ushering spring with snow.  Not at all surprised given this winter’s record breaking snow storms.   Enough already!  Join me for spring inspiration as I take you through my round at the Architectural … Continue reading

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Monday Quote 4/14/14

Happy Monday!  Hope you had a lovely weekend. Happy to see daffodils in the backyard.  A burst of bright, sunny yellow makes me smile.  During the next few days, I’ll be watching the yard and enjoying the change from the flowering trees. … Continue reading

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Happy Monday: Gardening Tip

May is bringing Spring showers this Monday morning.  Here’s a tip.  The soil is moist after the rain; head outside to the garden. Weeding is easier.  Your back will thank you. “I love spring anywhere, but if I could chose, I would … Continue reading

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Stay Stylish In The Garden

Do you have gardening fever?  Step in your garden with style. Stay styling in bright colorful boots and protect yourself from the sun in a raffia hat. How I love early spring, with the promise of  green and blooms. Cheer up with pruning … Continue reading

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Gardening: Evening Gardens

When the days are hot, it makes it virtually impossible to sit outside and enjoy the garden.   Evening is the perfect time to enjoy your garden after a long day.  An evening garden is a great place to unwind, have … Continue reading

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