Category Archive for: ‘Garden Tour’

Dallas Arboretum Pumpkin Village

You Won’t Believe What They Did With 75,000 Pumpkins!

Love all things fall and pumpkin? Then you have to see Autumn at the Arboretum, the fall festival at the Dallas Arboretum that hosts the Pumpkin Village, a small town created with 75,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash.  The staff at the Dallas Arboretum must really love fall to make such an elaborate display, and I’m certain it comes with some …

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Mossart Frames And Sofa

Moss is New Paint: How to Create Art with Moss

Everybody loves to have plants around. They bring you tremendous energy, clean up the air and help us relax and feel good. But how about moss? And how about moss as art? Recently, in the world of natural décor, reindeer moss has stepped up as an alternative to plants and flowers. Reindeer moss is actually a type of lichen that …

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A Seaside Garden Retreat

Seaside Garden Design

This beautiful seaside-inspired garden, called The Blue Greenhouse, was created by designers, Rose Blamey of Windrose Garden Design, and Kimberley Loewen of Flourish Garden Design. I shouldn’t have been surprised that this garden was my instant favourite at the BC Home + Garden Show, because I have been long-time fans of their impressive work. The centerpiece of the garden is a turquoise …

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Grand Scale Holiday Lights At VanDusen Garden

Holiday Lights to Dress Up the Winter Garden

Full disclosure: these are NOT photos of my garden. Oh how I wish that it was…well, maybe not. I would have a broken body from the amount of work it takes to manage the 55 acres that makes up the beautiful VanDusen Gardens. Each year VanDusen dresses up their 255,000 plants and surrounding areas with the most amazing holiday displays, some of …

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2880 West 20th Ave In Vancouver Designed By Campos Leckie Studio 5

Vancouver Modern Home Tour

This coming Saturday is your chance to check out The Modern Home Tour, which gives area residents the opportunity to explore the inside and outside of some of their neighbour’s coolest modern homes. From 11AM to 5PM on Sept. 14th, tourgoers will visit 7 private residences throughout the Vancouver area, designed by some of the area’s finest architects. Want to …

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Tulip Festival 2010 9

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival + How to Grow Tulips

Few years back I visited Skagit Valley in Washington state where each year they delight visitors with a little taste of what Holland’s tulip farms might be like during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.  The area is home to many producers of spring flowers including tulips, daffodils, and irises. The festival runs April 1-30 of any given year and a …

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