All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘garden tour’

Reindeer Moss Living Canvases From ByNature Studio Tour

Inspired ByNature – Moss Art

I was lucky enough to have a private tour last week of the ByNature studio in East Vancouver. Walking into the studio I was instantly transported into a tropical rainforest with a warm, humid climate and wall-to-wall tropical plants in a variety of unique planters and frames. ByNature has the exclusive rights to a number of innovative European designs, like …

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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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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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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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SFFGS 2012 Hanging Shovels Medium

Horticultural Therapy at the 2012 San Francisco Flower and Garden Show

Nicky from Dirt and Martinis joins us today for a guest post on her visit to the 2012 San Francisco Flower and Garden Show.  We are so lucky to have her eyes and ears (and camera) to share all the trends and eye-candy she spotted.  Want to read more from Nicky? Check out Dirt and Martinis on Facebook and Twitter too. …

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East Vancouver Garden Tour

Back in June I went on the East Vancouver Garden Tour and saw 12 private gardens and a few others as I passed by on the walking tour.  This beautiful front yard garden is almost completely covered by a magnificent old Japanese Maple.  From the street you can see only the large mass of leaves but if you follow a …

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