Aboard a river cruise ship, David Lasker learns lessons on living big in small spaces.
Imagine my distress last summer when I discovered, while boarding my KLM flight to Amsterdam to transfer to the Scenic Jade for a Rhine cruise, that I had left my...Read More»
The top 10 tips, tools and techniques to keep your plot picture-perfect this summer.
I've been gardening for 40 years, accumulating good habits and great tips on how to garden successfully. The best habit, however, is to go out and sniff the air, listen...Read More»
“There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort” – Jane Austen
We are just weeks away from that day that every gardener knows, when the heat and humidity suddenly give way in late August to a drier and cooler day. The...Read More»
Plants for the shade, plants for the winter, plants for the long haul.
I seldom love plants that just up and croak after a few years. I save my deep...Read More»
This is the time of year when the burgeoning garden becomes just a bit overwhelming. Also a bit overwhelming are the weeds that come right along with it,...Read More»
Circumstances so arrange themselves that, on the longest day of the year, we find ourselves deep in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, at the foot of the...Read More»
June, of course, brings some of the finest days of the year for the garden and the gardener. Today, it is simply spectacular outside, a brilliant summer...Read More»
As a rickety-backed, finger-blistered, knee-knackered, weed-whacked veteran of the Backyard Wars, I have considerable experience and some strong feelings...Read More»
Capture nature in the most natural way possible, yet with artistic feeling.
Influenced historically by Shinto, Buddhist and Taoist philosophies, Japanese...Read More»
Whether you’re an amateur gardener or a seasoned pro, technology can help you play nice with Mother Nature. These smart gadgets harness the power of the...Read More»
Has this ever happened to you? The other day I walked into a busy Starbucks for a latte and the barista asked the person in front of me in line her name...Read More»