Full of roses and inspired by Gertrude Jekyll, this garden is a sight to see!
This magical space was once an unsightly driveway.
DC offers a wealth of “secret” public garden spaces, discover them here!

The Weekly Notebook

Sep
06
01:25pm
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Downton Abbey-Inspired Garden Party Fundraiser The Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Garden to Table program is hosting a Downton Abbey-inspired Garden Party Fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at the beautiful Gardens of Elm Bank in Wellesley, Mass. Read More »
Related Topics: Events
Sep
04
02:37pm
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Terrarium Necklaces Combine Jewelry-Making and Gardening Katie O’Dare creates micro-ecosystems you can wear. We recently discovered her terrarium necklaces on Facebook and wanted to more about them. Here is what she had to tell us about her unusual combination of jewelry-making and gardening. Read More »
Related Topics: jewelry
Aug
30
08:19am
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Peppers and Fire Nothing beats the flavor of a thick walled sweet pepper grilled to perfection.  When fully ripe, red bell peppers are sweet enough to eat out of hand, and when grilled they become the highlight of the meal.  When home grown, peak of sweetness occurs when green bells mature to bright red.  Pick them at the last minute to maintain flavor on the grill. When blackened by fire they are bright, beautiful and tasty. Virtually all peppers lend themselves to grilling, but sweet bell ... Read More »
Related Topics: Recipes
Aug
29
09:11am
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Summer Trees Make Me Feel Fine Find out about efforts to preserve at-risk trees across the world and get tips for caring for your own trees this summer. Read More »
Aug
28
03:30pm
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Q&A with a Botanical Muralist We recently received photos from Kellie Cox-Brady, a botanical muralist in Ithaca, New York. With work so unique, we couldn’t pass up learning more. Read More »
Related Topics: art | painting
Aug
26
09:46am
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My Garden: A Lesson of Beginnings and Endings From a sprawling backyard garden to an urbane rooftop escape visible only to neighboring high rises, Lolita Aaron’s transformation from suburban gardener to urban gardener provides unlikely lessons in renewal and regeneration. Read More »
Related Topics: my garden | Rooftop garden | urban
Aug
23
11:01am
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Style Lessons from Miami's Coconut Grove Discover a few impactful things from these Coconut Grove houses to do in the garden that pay big style dividends. Read More »
Related Topics: books | Florida | tropical
Aug
21
04:00pm
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Landscapes to a Tee: The Art of Golf Course Landscapes Joshua C. F. Smith is in the rarefied field of golf landscape artists. As part of National Golf Month in August, we caught up with him for a behind-the-scenes look at how he captures the natural beauty of a golf course landscape in his paintings. Read More »
Related Topics: art | painting
Aug
19
02:24pm
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Sarasota Modern Redux Learn how a distinctive mid-century home inspired by the Sarasota School of Architecture is flawlessly restored and improved for fresh, 21st-century perfection.  Read More »
Aug
14
04:08pm
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My Garden: An Eclectic Garden Delights with Unexpected Surprises For ten years, Mike Osterling and Ron Alessandrini have worked on their Woodinville, Washington garden. Now that it’s complete, people are starting to take notice.  Read More »
Related Topics: art | landscaping | my garden | Photo tours
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