Out and About
Have you ever walked into a nursery a coveted everything–absolutely everything?  Recently I visited Flora Grubb Gardens in San Francisco and could have happily purchased all that they sold.  If you are a plant nut, or even just a color/texture nut like I am, you’ll love Flora Grubb.  There is a wonderfully curated selection of...
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Spring is garden tour season, and this year I came across Garden Dialogues, a national series of tours sponsored by the Cultural Landscape Foundation, that highlight gardens created by some of the most accomplished designers currently in practice. How do clients and designers work together? What makes for a great, enduring collaboration? Landscape architect Pamela Burton (Pamela...
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With the welcoming sociability of a community garden and the easy accessibility of a neighborhood park, Arlington Gardens in Pasadena is a gathering spot for gardeners, young families, dog-walkers and more.  The former vacant lot was designed by Mayita Dinos and juxtaposes Mediterranean-inspired, formal herb gardens with more relaxed plantings of California natives and other...
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About Us

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of