Landscaping
Garden - Beautiful Borders set the Stage

Garden – Beautiful Borders set the Stage

 

 

Phillip Watson

Gardens - Walking Experiences

Gardens – Walking Experiences

 

As we all walk our gardens to contemplate what to create this spring and summer start with the most fundamental of elements: the path itself…

Phillip Watson

Garden Design with Perfection

Garden Design with Perfection

 

 

Phillip Watson

Versailles Gardens in Connecticut

Versailles Gardens in Connecticut

Phillip Watson

Exterior Rooms

Exterior Rooms

Material furnished by Philip Watson

Powerful Patterns in Landscaping

Powerful Patterns in Landscaping

Materials provided by Philip Watson

 

Beauty or Kitsch in Landscape Design

Beauty or Kitsch in Landscape Design

While most garden trinkets are simply kitschy some do indeed work.  They can draw your eye to a certain part of your landscape and be beautiful throughout the seasons.

They can provide a little bit of charm in the more dreary days of winter. I call this one “snow angel”. It represents bounty and angel power.  As always with products,  quality in detailing matters.

What do you think? Beauty or Kitsch?

Portable Tabletop Fireplaces - Gift Home Goods

Portable Tabletop Fireplaces – Gift Home Goods

MUST-HAVE cool Home Improvement Products for friends and family – gifts they will want to have and will enjoy for months to come…. Read More…

Secrets around Living Home Décor

Secrets around Living Home Décor

Talking to your plants helps but figuring out the right amount of water for them is just as important. Orchids can be especially tricky – especially during heating season. Read More…

Landscaping Ideas - From ugly to Focal Point

Landscaping Ideas – From ugly to Focal Point

Details, details…this is what creates a truly refined high-end custom home. It is what sets it apart from builder projects.  But what kind of details?  Unique light fixtures, hardware, pools and spas – yes to all of the above.  But how about one of the most basic and utilitarian of landscape detail – grates. Read More…

COMPOST- Building Block to Good Landscape Design

COMPOST- Building Block to Good Landscape Design

Drums that add health and power to your garden… What are they?  Read More…

Fun & Uncommon Landscaping Ideas – Topiary

Fun & Uncommon Landscaping Ideas – Topiary

Topiaries are focal points in every garden. They are conversation pieces.  But are the difficult to create and/or maintain? What are the design and build do’s and don’t’s? Read More…