Tuesday, February 28, 2012

how to cast leaves

while cleaning up the winter garden, i started thinking about adding some new decorative elements...i found this seemingly simple tutorial for casting leaves: plaster is a little fragile so i might try it with concrete.

Monday, February 27, 2012

today's problem: florals

at fashion week, florals were the thing! i love this planting ensemble: perfect for the greenhouse seed planting!

Thursday, February 23, 2012


we are having amazing thunderstorms right now, but earlier this evening, the sunset was glowing. what a beautiful day! totally better than yesterday...

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Monday, February 13, 2012

today's problem: winter

it really has been a decent-not-too-cold winter 'round here. however, saturday afternoon's arctic blast left a bit of snow on my front steeps which was quickly blown away in sunday's 50mph wind gusts.

Friday, February 10, 2012

weekend gardening events

if i could only go to one gardening event this weekend, it would be the seminar on native bees in new hope, pennsylvania.
(bee pendant from my etsy shop)

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

albino hummingbird

last summer this rare albino hummingbird was spotted about two hours from me! i am cleaning up my feeders right now in hopes of attracting one of my own!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

how to keep it covered

i want one of these umbrellas makmax fabricated for trailfinders australian garden at last years chelsea show...almost like a cocoon...it would be wonderful to be under it during a (non-electrical) rain shower.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012