Kiss the Earth Archive: January, 2012

A trip to Terrain

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A trip to Terrain is always a treat, though I rarely buy anything. If I do, it's usually a gift. But guess what. They have great workshops... Read more

Pump house

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As recently at 1985, the Pump House at Morris Arboretum was a sad mess, its roof open to the elements, its walls smothered by poison ivy. Built... Read more

A tomato chandelier

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Here's Barrett Robinson, the new head guy at Meadowbrook, in one of the greenhouses that's growing vegetables and flowers for the flower... Read more

Terrarium terroir

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New books, workshops, inventory at garden centers and design stores - it's all about terrariums, which were also highlighted in the latest... Read more

Christmas at Longwood

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I swung by Longwood Gardens today and caught the tail end of the Christmas exhibit, which will be up till Sunday. This is the classic combo... Read more

The ginger guys

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Here they are. They look ... good enough to eat! Read more

With your eyes only

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Hard to see the gingerbread ornaments here, but I especially liked this part of the Longwood Christmas display. It's more subdued than other... Read more

Not another soul

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Nothing wraps up a winter vacation as nicely as a brisk hike. The scenery is gray, gold and brown, beautiful in its own (very seasonal) way... Read more