Tag Archives: garden

Kokedama Fever

The popularity of bonsai has spread to practically every corner of Earth. Now you often can find people selling truckloads of bonsai in parking lots and street corners. Bonsai lovers range from the masters who can sell pieces for thousands of dollars to the novices who can barely keep their store-bought plant alive. The new […]

Succulent Images of Succulents and Such by David Feix

David Feix, a wizard of color, form, horticultural practices, and all things succulent, designs whimsical gardens using hardy material. Currently based in San Francisco, he has a passion for plants, gardens, and world travel. There’s only a small helping of his designs on the internet, but it’s just enough leaving us begging for more! David Feix Flickr; theGardenGeek

Nature as Art: The Tree Museum

While we haven’t reached an extreme like that portrayed in the new movie adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s ‘The Lorax,’ there is a general lack of knowledge and appreciation for the diversity of plants (well, everything really). For almost 20 years, Enzo Enea, a Swiss Landscape Architect, has been taking in trees like abandoned puppies, often saving them […]

Eco Friendly and Chlorine Free: The True Potential of Swimming Pools

After spending three dark months shivering, I think I’m just about ready to bask in the sun and waste away my afternoons swimming. While fairly common in Europe (such trend setters), these pools are just starting to catch on in the U.S., and it’s a good thing too, because my hair is tired of the […]

Missouri Botanical Gardens: Annual Orchid Show

I recently visited the Missouri Botanical Garden for their Annual Orchid Show, which features 800 blooming orchids. The Garden maintains one of the world’s premiere orchid collections. The Orchid Show is the only time of year when a vast, rotating selection of orchids from the Garden’s historic collection is available for public viewing.

Grow Little

“Grow Little is based in Paris. The terrariums are made in hand blown glass vessels of various sizes, each is an original, hand-made art piece with a unique miniature landscape design bringing nature’s poetry into the home.” These terrariums are more lush and lighter than the previously posted “Desert landscapes” of Lauren Coleman.