Summer Silver Garden | Thinking Outside the Boxwood | Design by Nick McCullough G A R D E N S, My Work

Summer Silver Garden

Earlier this summer I shared my plans for redesigning the garden between our house and the garage HERE. Originally the bed was planted with hydrangea and feather reed grass, and the hydrangeas were great, but the grade was never fully right from the concrete installation. Overall, it was just OK. From our traveling to Chanticleer and Longwood Gardens last fall, we … READ MORE

The Traveling Garden Designer - Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Thinking Outside the Boxwood, Nick McCullough The Traveling Gardener, Travel

The Traveling Garden Designer: Bloedel Reserve

The Traveling Garden Designer is jumping coasts to Bloedel Reserve in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Similar to Thuya Gardens, Bloedel was a home belonging to passionate gardeners/conservationist that has been donated to be a public garden. A completely different scale and style, but still with the combination of formal gardens and natural woodland walks. We visited Bloedel during July, and the … READ MORE

Crocosmia Bulbs in summer container designs - Thinking Outside the Boxwood Advice, annuals, Bulbs

Container Designs Using Crosomia

This is a sponsored post from Bulb.com. Container gardens are a small element that make a quick and dramatic impact on a garden of any size. Their compact size allow you to experiment with different plant materials and color palettes, will little investment. It is also fun to experiment with perennials inside your container to be the main focal point. … READ MORE

Central Ohio, G A R D E N S, Inspiration

Wandering for Inspiration

The majority of my work week is spent visiting clients, nurseries or suppliers or I am tethered to my desk designing, sourcing, pricing or general admin stuff. On the evenings and weekends I am either in my gardener or wandering with the family around Columbus. On the weekends we sometimes get a little further away to explore, can be to … READ MORE