this month’s book

With the “stay-at-home” mandate that so many of us are experiencing, there has been more time than usual for reading. This month’s book is “Garden Inspirations” by Charlotte Moss, who is a designer, author, and philanthropist. This book is a tour through her own garden in East Hampton, New York. In this book, Charlotte walks you through all her garden rooms. How I love sketches … Continue reading this month’s book

this month’s book – garden home

This winter I decided I wanted to challenge myself to read, cover to cover, one garden or home decor book each month. In an attempt to increase my garden knowledge, and force myself to slow down a little to read, I ordered my first book. But, while waiting impatiently for the new book to arrive, I came across a book I’ve had, but haven’t read … Continue reading this month’s book – garden home

christmas urns

Sunday was a warm day for December, and the perfect time to finish up raking leaves and redecorate the urns for Christmas.  I pulled out the fall arrangement of cornstalks a few weeks ago and arranged a trio of birch logs. I follow a blog called Dirt Silver, written by Deborah Silver, a landscape and garden designer who owns Detroit Garden Works.  She writes posts showing the … Continue reading christmas urns

moss

There is something about moss that fascinates me.  I’m not sure I really understand it, but whether in my yard or on a hike, I am always drawn to it. There is moss growing in my front yard in the grass.  For serious lawn keepers, moss is like the enemy, but I encourage it to grow and I use it often in pots of flowers, … Continue reading moss