Monthly Archives: June 2010

Potager Garden

I’m so behind the times with my movie watching, but when my mother was down visiting a few weeks ago we watched It’s Complicated.  Funny movie, but more importantly the vegetable garden of Jane (Meryl Streep’s character) was fabulous.  We … Continue reading

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Vertical Garden

I just love these vertical garden boxes (I guess that’s what you call them?!).  They look like a piece of hung art work.  This one below is from Flora Grubb Gardens and it’s gorgeous. I’m also digging all the green … Continue reading

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Itching for a Trip

I absolutely am obsessed with Terrain at Styer’s.  If you haven’t been and live in some proximity to the Wilmington, De/Philadephia area you need to make a trip.  It’s owned by the folks at Anthropologie and has all the fabulous … Continue reading

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Groundcover – The Great Experiment

We’ve been experimenting with different ground covers, attempting to grow them between the bluestone/flagstones for the past few years.  Some successful, some not-so successful.  Here’s our abbreviated list that’s worked for us: Mazus This forms a dense carpet, about 2″ … Continue reading

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Vermont Flagstones

I had this little fantasy once we moved into our place that eventually we would replace the grass in the garden, with a flagstone patio.  Creeping Thyme would meander between the stones.  A high school friend’s parents had a fabulous … Continue reading

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Hook, Line and Sinker

We’ve been in our brownstone in the Hamilton Park neighborhood of Jersey City now for about five years, but trying to find this place involved many months of searching.  Either the places that were within our budget needed to be … Continue reading

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