City Garden Ideas: Spotlight
I had the pleasure of meeting Janine Mudge when she came to visit us in Sudbury. It was such an enjoyable afternoon (talked nonstop)! We spent most of the time chatting about selection and placement of ornaments in city gardens. Sundials, statues and planters work so well in these compact spaces - making a big impression with a small footprint!
Janine created a blog and community focusing on the challenges of city gardening. It’s a wonderful resource that I highly recommend to any city dweller.
Here is an excerpt from the blog
Spotlight on New England Garden Ornaments – Blending Function, Beauty and Fun
Spend five minutes with Gray Baldwin, the personable owner of New England Garden Ornaments, and you can feel her excitement for cast limestone pots, concrete urns and lead containers from England. Listen to her tell the story of a carved rain spout or finding whimsical statuary and you can’t help but laugh along with her and share her delight in the pieces….
Read the full blog post here
It’s been such a pleasure and privilege to work with all of you over the years. What a joy it was (and still is!) to see so many garden ornaments featured in your spectacular landscapes and beautiful homes.Continue reading
The Georgian Landscape: All Nature is a Garden
The Georgian era spans the reign of the Hanoverian Kings, from the accession of George I in 1714 to the death of George IV in 1830. This period was one of major change and artistic flourish as the Georgians set about seismic shifts in British culture, garden design being no exception.Continue reading