Gardening, Native Plants

Coastal Modern Garden

Jim and I have transformed garden spaces before, including a much larger garden than the Coastal Modern home. We wanted to wait until the inside of the home was complete before we dug into the garden, plus winter is definitely the time to be outside in South Florida. As you can see from the picture… Continue reading Coastal Modern Garden

Gardening, Travel

San Grato Parc – Lugano Switzerland

San Grato botanical gardens are a mecca for park visitors and plant lovers – particularly in April and May, when the azaleas and rhododendrons form a fragrant carpet. The San Grato gardens are situated above Lake Lugano on the hills of Carona, between Monte San Salvatore and Monte Arbostora.  From Lugano, take a bus to… Continue reading San Grato Parc – Lugano Switzerland

Gardening, Gardening in the tropics

A Garden Should Welcome a Soul

When we're not exploring the mountains, we enjoy spending time in our garden. As you can see, it's a very different environment than our property in Montana. We've chosen to fill our tropical garden with colorful plants and flowers that offer privacy and beautiful views. Layering native plants provides cover, berries and seeds for butterflies,… Continue reading A Garden Should Welcome a Soul