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Sharing Garden Secrets with a Good Friend

May 6, 2021

My lovely friend, Andrea, at the chic Glam Pad blog, invited me to pen my thoughts about planning a garden as a novice (I’ve been there before…). One of those…

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An Oasis in the Middle of Florence

April 29, 2021

With the travel bug infecting all of us about now, I thought it time to post some yummy travel stories. And who better to have the honors than my jet…

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Charlotte Moss Flowers

April 22, 2021

A new coffee table book from Charlotte Moss (this is her eleventh), interior designer, collector and taste arbiter, is always warmly anticipated. Her just published book, Charlotte Moss Flowers, provides…

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Magnificent Nasturtium Cascades at the Gardner Museum

April 15, 2021

If you have usually considered nasturtiums as something to put in a salad, think again! This month, at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, 20′ long hanging nasturtium garlands…

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Loggias and Lanais, Palm Beach Style

April 8, 2021

Loggias and lanais, these two words just sound so romantic…recalling tropical breezes, lazy afternoons with a drink in hand or relaxing after a morning swim. The “easy life,” slow and…

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The Floral Charms of Easter

April 1, 2021

Easter is a bit early this year, but the first signs of spring are pushing their way through the frozen earth. The snowdrops in the front courtyard, the volunteer crocus…

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Private Perspectives on Palm Beach

March 25, 2021

Since I missed making it south this winter, I took time to scroll through hundreds of images that I’ve snapped in the past. No surprise, my collection was over-represented by…

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Inspiring Garden Design: A Lake Forest Garden Mecca

March 18, 2021

To refer to the North Shore of Chicago as a “a garden mecca” is an understatement…to include some of the most beautiful homes in our country, complete with their interesting…

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