whimsical design

  • whimsical elf house built on a tree stump with blue door and trim
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    Creative Recycling in a Woodland Garden

    My name is Paul Brothe, and I live and garden in Newburgh, New York. (See a previous visit to this garden.) In 2020, I cleared an overgrown part of my…

  • miniature house surrounded by little white flowers
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    Wayne’s Idaho Railroad

    Wayne Decker is inviting us into his railroad garden in Chubbuck, Idaho. We’ve visited before (Wayne's Garden Railroad), and now he’e sharing how thing are looking as spring turns into…

  • frog sculpture in the garden
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    GPOD on the Road: Tofino Float’em Garden

    Today’s GPOD comes from frequent contributor Cherry Ong and features a very cool public garden that she stumbled upon on a very rainy day in Tofino, British Columbia. This garden…

  • miniature railroad landscape with tiny plants
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    Wayne’s Garden Railroad

    Today Wayne Decker is sharing photos of an unusual backyard garden. These are a few pictures I have taken of the garden railroad I am building. I live in Chubbuck,…

  • edible plants growing in terra cotta pots
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    DIY Kitchen Garden Containers

    Sometimes it’s best not to ask why. I kept reminding myself of this as I toured the eighth annual Festival des Jardins, the garden festival held at the Château de…