I have been in a lot of arenas both personally and professionally in my life and have met an incredibly diverse group of people. But I gotta tell you, I don’t think–as a whole–that I’ve ever met a group as generous as gardeners. As we enter this holiday season, it feels like the perfect time[...]
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