The Gardens at Farleigh House – Part 2

The first two segments of my visit to Farleigh House may be found here and here Today I'll finish up the tour with the remainder of the gardens... A welcome spot for a bit of respite while gardening... Behind the little shelter, a well on the grounds is embellished with a most interesting … [Read more...]

The Gardens at Farleigh House

Let's take another visit to Farleigh House in Hampshire and I'll show you some of the garden rooms today.  If you missed the house tour you will find it here Georgia Langton was commissioned in 1992 to bring the gardens surrounding Farleigh House to life...   Rooms in the walled garden … [Read more...]

Birmingham Fun

When my friend suggested that I make a quick trip to Birmingham, AL, to assist with getting her daughter settled into a new apartment I jumped at the chance!  Our girl had an opportunity to select from a treasure trove of her grandparent's collections and I knew it would be great fun to help her … [Read more...]

Styling Fun with Chairish

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Farleigh House

A visit to a private home in Hampshire was a highlight from my recent trip across the pond... Hmmm, Farleigh House may qualify as more than just a "country home"... We didn't even have to ring the bell as we were greeted heartily just as soon as we disembarked the "motor coach"... A house … [Read more...]

New Covent Garden Flower Market

Whew, it's been a busy few days here OPP having both out of town kids home with pups in tow... All is quiet now and I'm looking forward to sharing some more with you from my recent trip to England! Early one morning we visited the New Covent Garden Flower Market with our new best friend, Judith … [Read more...]

Judith Blacklock Flower School

My recent trip to London started off right with a visit to Judith Blacklock's Flower School in Knightsbridge... Tucked in a flower-filled mews, the school has an excellent reputation for teaching and flower arranging... Of course Judith and her team had created a fabulous flower filled arch at … [Read more...]

Flower of the Month

Oops, I almost let the month of May get by without designating a flower! No question about it, the flower that wins this month is the hollyhock... Can you spot it there in the background?  This plant has soared to over 6 feet tall... Here's the thing, it has been years since I have been able … [Read more...]

Tip of the Iceberg

I've been in heaven/England for the past week and had a bit of technical difficulty so am thrilled to be able to begin sharing my trip with you now that I am back OPP! I could not get my photos to air drop from phone to iPad the entire time I was there and had an equally difficult time trying to … [Read more...]

A Garden Club Field Trip

A few weeks ago some friends from The Garden Club of Jackson headed to Lake Bruin, Louisiana on a little field trip.  One of our members has her own retreat at the lake and is also great friends with the uber talented Becky Vizard of BViz Design fame.  I have written about her before so if you need … [Read more...]