Guava season has officially begun! Although none of the egg-shaped green fruits have conked us on the head yet (a sign of good luck anyway), our Acca sellowiana tree has been dropping goodies left and right since late July.… ►
The last decade has not been kind to the carnation.
Maybe it’s all the unholy dye jobs, or their association with homecoming boutonnieres, or their street-corner ubiquity that turned the pedigreed Dianthus caryophyllus into a pop culture punchline.… ►
It only occurred to us after we received our wholesale order of 50 air plants that we had no place to put them!… ►
We believe that if you love something, rather than let it go, you should take that thing and wear it on your head.… ►
You know that feeling…that feeling you get…when you give someone the host/ess gift of the century? Pure euphoria.
Finding something thoughtful, clever and useful to give to another person — or yourself, or your home — takes legwork.… ►
“You know, I don’t think I’ve ever seen Chantal turn down champagne,” Ryan said in our kitchen a few days ago.… ►
We’re big believers in rock gardens. Why? For one, that’s where we try to contain our mint — which grows and grows and grows…and grows.… ►
Welcome to Part Two of our Summer Cocktail Week, the series in which we ply you, gentle garden reader, with drinks for the warm weather.… ►