Traveling Gardener – Cooper Molera Abode Gardens in Monterey. Thinking Outside the Boxwood GARDEN DESIGN, Landscape Design, The Traveling Gardener

Traveling Gardener – Cooper Molera Abode Gardens in Monterey

When we travel to new cities it is a balance of planned destinations and wondering to uncover the unexpected. Once while driving through Connecticut to White Flower Farm we drove past Guy Wolff’s pottery studio. We turned around and spent an hour watching Guy throw a pot, asked him questions about his process and toured his studio. Then we bought … READ MORE

How to select spring and early summer flowering bulbs for bloom sequence and height within exisiting perennial garden - Thinking Outside the boxwood Advice, Bulbs, GARDEN DESIGN

Planning for Fall Bulb Planting

Gardeners split time between taking care of the now, and planning for weeks, days and months in the future. October is one of the times we are busy working in the now with seasonal cut backs and clean ups while working for the garden 6 months from now with bulbs.   I have two bulb planting strategies: collected/accidental and methodical/designed. … READ MORE

The Maine Entrance - Building our natural entrance to our property. Thinking Outside The Boxwood GARDEN DESIGN

The Maine Entrance

Last fall, the family made our first trip to Maine and of course we fell in love. We drove the whole way (and made so many garden stops), and got to spend a magical week exploring Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor with our dearest friends. Exploring cities, garden, parks, farms and just about anywhere can be a huge source … READ MORE

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