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This beautiful community garden in New York City is part of the New York Restoration Project founded by singer Bette Midler. The Home Depot Foundation sponsored the amazing makeover and helped to create a space for local children to learn about nature.

from Better Homes and Gardens

Small-Space Landscaping Ideas

concrete pavers to create a lovely garden path. Then, a mixed planting of perennials and trees were added and mulched with black Japanese ri...

Excited by the bustling development in Columbus, OH’s downtown area, Bryan and Catherine Williamson decided to make the move from NYC. The couple loved the big city amenities that Columbus had to offer, but still felt it was “small” enough to make their own mark in the area. Daydreaming of brick city streets and sidewalks and perfectly preserved homes, they kept a close eye on German Village – a historic neighborhood right outside of downtown.Once their previous home was listed, they knew…

from Telegraph.co.uk

In pictures: A 200-year-old rectory stylishly restored

The 200-year-old house, built from Cotswold limestone, sits in a valley in Gloucestershire on a site that has been occupied since the 15th century. The garden has been re-planted by the current owners - developing a rose garden, orchard and vegetable garden. The formal garden in front of the house looks out over a wooded valley, part of its seven-acre estate; the small summerhouse behind it was originally built for a footman.

My phone was dying a very quick death so we got a new iPhone today...and wow, the camera is AMAZING! Holy cow! I had to take a pic of my favorite room to try it out.

SPARE BRICKS FOR A RAISED GARDEN. Lots of houses have spare bricks in the crawlspace and elsewhere. Clean them up and use them to create a small raised bed for veggies, fruits, or flowers.

Last week the New York Times published an article about Landscape Architect, Mikyoung Kim and the work she does with hospitals around the country. Healing gardens and restorative landscape architecture are things that we’re pretty invested in at The...