Timeless Swedish Style
I am so grateful when clients ask for my assistance in furnishing and decorating their house. Imagine how thrilled I was when I had the opportunity to help my good friend and client, Linda, with another home. I had worked on the previous home, but what made the second experience so special and effortless were the following: -We were able to reuse everything from the prior one. Curtains and hardware, furniture, rugs, etc. Nothing was wasted. -The familiarity and connection had already been…
Visiting Costa Farms, One of the Largest Plant Growers, Importers & Suppliers
Call me a simple Simon but I never really thought about where the plants that fill the garden centers of Lowes, Home Depot and IKEA come from. That is, I hadn’t thought about it until the folks at Costa Farms invited me down to take a tour of their massive growing facilities in Miami, Florida. It turns out that many of the plants stocked by the big box retailers come from this family grower.Costa Farms was started by Cuban immigrant Jose Costa in 1961.
35 Lovely Pathways for a Well-Organized Home and Garden
Garden pathways and alleys are usually envisioned for organizational purposes, for getting from one point to another in the easiest possible way. In this post we will show you how pathways can be more than just practical; with a little planning and effort, they can completely turn around the aesthetic value of a garden or […]