Today is my birthday. Unexpectedly, I am celebrating it in Philadelphia. Allowing myself to sink into the beauty of nature and the season of harvest is one of many reasons that I’m extremely grateful on this 1st day of November.
This October, vibrant color continues on my rooftop garden in the Mediterranean. For those of you who don’t know, I actually garden in teak and pine containers, built to give the appearance, as much as possible, of garden beds (necessity is the mother of invention). For the purpose of this article, I’ve chosen to focus[...]
When I made the decision to create a 10th Anniversary Edition of Digging Deep: Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening, I knew that I wasn’t going to use the cover of the original Digging Deep book, even though I had grown attached to it over the years. It was time to give this baby an updated,[...]
This is a reprint of a discussion I had with renowned Dutch garden and bulb designer, Jacqueline van der Kloet, 4 years ago. She is known throughout the world for her magnificent bulb designs. If you need inspiration for fall bulb planting, this is a must- read. Fran Sorin
This is a re-print of a post that was published here in March 2013. As fall approaches, it’s a perfect time to re-evaluate any changes you want to make in your garden. When I began to learn about garden design, I became intrigued with paths – no – make that obsessed. Maybe it dates back[...]