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Can you believe spring's only 23 days away? It’s true that we didn’t get Polar Vortexed — aside from that time near Asheville. But even we are counting the days until March 20, 9:57 AM PDT, vernal equinox, the moment the Earth rocks into a perfectly...

Our tangerine tree isn’t looking so spritely these days. Over the past few months it’s developed a pale, stricken look that has caused some freak-outs (code orange!) here in our garden. Ryan saw the problems first: the cracks and splotches on the trunk, the formerly dark...

Until Sunday’s party for Super Bowl XLVIII, it’d been quite a few moons since we hosted a gathering of friends and favorites for a sporting event. (The Benoit/Gordon World Cup Fiesta of 2010 was heaven on concrete, to the tune of a million vuvuzelas…) And how...

Over the last nine months, we’ve toured a variety of gardens — from L.A. to Montauk to right down the street — in which we ask people about their VIPs (Very Important Plants), design solutions, and how they entertain outdoors. But when it came to...

Ryan and I are big believers in joining the dirt with the dapper, the glam with the gardening — which is why we are jazzed to be featured in the new issue of Riviera magazine. Jazzed and honored. The story, written by AnnaMaria Stephens and photographed by Robert...

While on vacation last week, we indulged in quite a bit of 2013 hindsight. (I mean, what else do you do while on a sluggish drive from NYC to DC?) This was the year we nurtured our surroundings like never before, experienced an exciting coup,...