garden design

This isn’t your grandmother’s Show: Philly rocks it with “Explore America”

By | 2018-02-20T20:41:08+00:00 March 4th, 2016|

I cannot say I was optimistic this morning, heading north and wondering how on Earth the Philadelphia Horticultural Society was going to pull off a show dedicated to the immense grandeur of America's National Parks. They did more than pull it off.  Spring is on display in Philadelphia. And boy is it on display.  As [...]

PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW – MARCH 5-13 – CELEBRATES THE BEAUTY OF AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS

By | 2018-02-20T20:41:09+00:00 January 4th, 2016|

Maybe it's time to stop saying "I should do that this year..." and put the date firmly on the calendar. If you've heard about the Philadelphia Flower show but never been, find a companion, drive into beautiful Philadelphia and experience the magic that wows over a quarter-million visitors every year. The show couldn't be at a better time for [...]

When Everyone Is Watching: Garden Design for Non-Designers

By | 2018-02-20T20:41:10+00:00 November 19th, 2015|

A front-and-center garden puts artwork on display and invites accolades or criticism. I've got nothing but accolades for this Oregon homeowner. Designing a garden is a humbling experience, period. But when your design is instantly on display because you are planting an entrance or a driveway, it’s a worrying experience. And, [...]