Our Garden in Southern Living

By |2019-05-29T17:18:25+00:00March 23rd, 2014|Garden Ornaments, Our Garden, Our Home, Southern Living Magazine, Spring|

Hello ~ We made it: spring at last! After a long, cold winter, this gardener is elated to see signs of spring - from the return of the songbirds to the earliest daffodils blooming cheerfully. I welcome the warmth of the sunshine melting the last patches of snow. Winter be [...]

A Trough Herb Planter

By |2019-05-29T17:18:16+00:00July 28th, 2013|Garden Ornaments, Our Garden|

Here's a situation many of us have encountered: shopping with someone and being persuaded to buy something we did not need. While at an antiques show, a friend and I spotted an old Chinese carved granite trough (originally for holding farm animals' drinking water). My friend looked at me, and [...]

Tone on Tone Garden Series: Visiting a Blue Garden

By |2019-05-29T17:18:11+00:00May 30th, 2013|Blue Gardens, Garden Ornaments, Garden Tours, Spring|

It's no surprise that I'm a fan of tone-on-tone color palettes! Whether inside or out, I find using shades of the same color soothing, sophisticated, subtle and harmonious. While there are interiors decorated in this style, it is more challenging to find tone-on-tone gardens - the exception being white gardens [...]

Our Early Spring Garden

By |2019-05-29T17:18:11+00:00April 23rd, 2013|Garden Ornaments, Garden Tours, Our Garden, Spring|

It has been a while since I've posted about our garden.With the arrival of warmer weather, much is going on. Bulbs are blooming, trees are leafing out, and perennials are popping up. We've been busy seeding, planting, mulching, fertilizing, pruning, cleaning up, etc. Spring is indeed a very busy time, [...]

Around the Garden and a New Shipment!

By |2019-05-29T17:17:57+00:00May 3rd, 2012|Garden Ornaments, Our Garden, Our Shop, Swedish Antiques|

With spring so early this year, our gardens are lush and green. All of our ornaments and furnishings were brought out of storage a good three weeks ahead of schedule. I thought I'd post about garden ornaments since we just received our spring shipment of garden antiques and furniture from [...]

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