Day: March 2, 2011

One of my favorite gardens from the 2011 Northwest Flower & Garden Show

The name of the garden is ‘Paradise (to be) Regained..borrowing Thoreau‘ and is described as “…a generation who’s looking for paradise in a shrinking world…this garden uses the power to reclaim and re-characterize what is left behind.” Since I have a 15-year old daughter, I instantly tried to look at this garden through a teenager’s […]

Living Walls at Seattle’s Northwest Flower and Garden Show 2011

Last week I attended Seattle’s fantastic Northwest Flower and Garden Show, and was thrilled to see so many different interpretations of living walls. Here’s a sneak peek – ranging from walls planted with tropicals (by far the most common), succulents, or even moss. My favorite are those using one-of-a-kind structures, using uncommon plants.  Like this […]