It’s been a long while since we checked in on my garden, and I have lots of pretty pictures I’d like to show you (including those adorable sweet peas above). Considering it’s Friday afternoon, indulge me in a little tour of the terrace. Let’s start the parade with some grapes. I planted them last year, [Read more]
Category: Garden Style
So far, I’m a bit of a boring purist when it comes to herbs. Basil gets its own pot. Rosemary gets its own pot. You get the idea. But herbs (including easy-to-grow basil) can be gorgeous in showy, composed window boxes and containers. After the jump, I’ve pulled together seven of my favorite basil garden [Read more]
Seventeen floors above East 65th street, Richa Gulati and her husband Ajay have created a terrace haven. Their apartment is full of soothing shades of white and cream, with beautiful wood carvings and bursts of fuschia and violet throughout. The colors carry directly out onto the terrace, with petunias, African violets, salvia, pink geraniums, and [Read more]
Remember all those reasons to grow peas, even if you have a tiny city balcony? I’ve got one more. Gosh, those tendrils are pretty in a vase.