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Archive for August, 2011

Garden Inspired Fashion Design

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

This photo shoot featured in January ELLE magazine was shot on location at Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden at the New York Botanical Garden and Benenson Ornamental Conifers at the New York Botanical Garden. The rich, textural settings provide a striking contrast for the floral prints.

How about a walk in the great outdoors!

CheBella Sympathy Wreath

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Long time member Che Bella, www.chebellafiori.com, features a traditionally beautiful Sympathy Wreath with a contemporary flair -created by their designer Thea.  Gorgeous Hydrangea, Casablanca Lilies, Arabicum, Leonidas Roses and Magnolia on their website.

Battery Park NYC – renewed Urban Landscape

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Battery Park, at the foot of the island of Manhattan, was once an urban wasteland.

The Spring issue of www.flowermag.com has a great article about Warrie Price and how she came up with a plan to change all that.

Kitchen Garden on a Budget

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Sometimes we all need a little help from our friends. Birmingham, AL  garden designer Charlie Thigpen helped a friend plan and build her kitchen garden on a tight budget. “When you’d rather spend money on plants than mulch, you have to get creative,” he says. Here, Charlie shares how he creatively reused materials.

To view slideshow of Charlie’s Salvaged Garden visit: