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August 20, 2014 0 Comments

One of my favorite things to do on this blog is to profile recent projects. It's a fun opportunity to show what's possible, and maybe brag a little. Hey, my clients let me

August 8, 2014 0 Comments

I grew up in a 1950s ranch house in Rhode Island. It's the one in the photo above. You can see that there are two doors on the front of the house: the

August 1, 2014 2 Comments

At 3 am I came back to bed. I love my dog, but I'm not a huge fan of the refusal to do anything on last outs but a frantic need to do

July 12, 2014 0 Comments

One of the goals of this blog was to celebrate great, innovative design, and if it overlaps with landscaping? Even better, which is why I love sharing these garden tools for women! Ergonomic

May 18, 2014 0 Comments

We visited our friends Stephen and Michael at Annefield Vineyards last year and I was a little jealous. Not only is their tasting room/house a beautifully restored mansion (and the wines are quite good, you

May 17, 2014 0 Comments

A lot of pricing questions are pretty vague and nebulous, to the point where they’re as useful as asking the guys at Top Gear “hey, what does a car cost?” The answer falls

May 17, 2014 2 Comments

I get a lot of requests from people interested in adding a pergola to their landscape. They’re cool to begin with and they’ve been made all the more popular by HGTV, etc. over

February 3, 2014 0 Comments

First, some background as to what made me think of this post. When I'm avoiding work, I like to browse the discussion threads over on I consider it a lazy form of

January 29, 2014 2 Comments

I finally wore Mindy down this fall and we adopted a dog. This is my sweetheart Bonnie, a German Shorthair Pointer (GSP) mix who came to us via the Mid-Atlantic GSP Rescue. Say

January 7, 2014 0 Comments

ICON_PLACEHOLDEREstimated reading time: 5 minutes It seems odd to write something about outdoor enjoyment on a day when temps have been in the single digits, but let's go with it! Obviously there's no