If you’re an avid viewer of the PBS series Downton Abbey, here’s a garden event you don’t want to miss. The Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Garden to Table program, which provides organic produce for families in need, is hosting a Downton Abbey-inspired Garden Party Fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at the beautiful Gardens of Elm Bank in Wellesley, Mass. The festivities include tours of the exquisite gardens, a vintage fashion display, drinks and hors d'oeuvres, a cricket match, a silent auction, and more.
This year, GARDEN DESIGN magazine is a partner in education with the Cultural Landscape Foundation. We're putting up their events on our Calendar, so be sure to keep checking back for events in your neighborhood.
We also want to call your attention to several Cultural Landscape Foundation events that are happening in the upcoming months:
On May 7, 2011, the city of Venice opened its doors and gardens to 2,000+ eager visitors for the 18th-annual Venice Garden & Home Tour. The event raises funds for the local Neighborhood Youth Asociaion's Las Doradas Children's Center and gives guests a peek into the bungalows, cottages, and modern marvels that make Venice a design destination.
A report from this year's Philadelphia International Flower Show—snapshots and observations from a visitor who has been going to the show for decades!
Joy Mackinney kisses her trophy as the horticultural sweepstakes winner of the 1970 Philadelphia Flower Show. This year's show, with the theme of "Springtime in Paris," opens this weekend.
If you're in New York and free during the day, consider heading to Brooklyn Botanic Garden's 15th Annual Plant-O-Rama, co-sponsored by the Metro Hort Group, tomorrow, January 25.
Russel Wright (1904-1976) was among the first generation of American industrial designers, and he is best known today for the first personality-driven lifestyle products in the US. His simple, practical style and love of nature, promoted in his tabletop collections, textiles, and furnishings, many of which are sought-after collectibles today, and his bestselling “Guide to Easier Living,” helped Americans embrace Modernism in the 1930s, and 1940s, and 1950s.
Press Release — April 10, 2008
Garden Design magazine collected five awards, the most among 22 garden entries, for its display "Living on the Edge" at the 2008 San Francisco Flower and Garden Show.