Monday, August 14, 2017

Circular Iron Grate Fountain at Phipps Conservatory

Ingenious use of a tree pit made into a child-proof fountain.

As a designer who often works for clients with small children, I am a big fan of this circular iron grate as a safe way for children to interact with a water fountain in the garden. It is futile to try to keep children out of the water! They were meant to paddle and play in it. So this design makes a beautiful and worry-proof water feature that is suitable for any garden. I recently found the company who supplied this iron grate: Urban Accessories in Tacoma, WA

Friday, August 4, 2017

UK Gardens

Well, I finally made it! After all these long years of waiting, my hubby and I were able to take a nice eleven day trip to the UK in June.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Lenten Roses in Bloom

I'm in love with Helleborus 'Pink Frost' in the Rose garden. It needs a few more ;)
They are all under snow now.

But oh! What a lovely start to March! 

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

First Snowdrop Sighting!

Galanthus elwesii
One of the most exciting January moments is finding that first snowdrop, usually in the Birch Walk.
Stay warm friends! 
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