I have received a few emails asking how my garden looks in the winter, so I thought I'd show you some pictures, along with a few of the before photos thrown in. Can't resist those!
This yard has undergone such a transformation from just two years ago, when MaryAnne White found me and helped transform the ugliest landscape on the street into one of the prettiest.
When we moved in, this was the walkway to the front door: Continue reading
Thank you everyone for your condolences the other day. I didn't know how comforting your words would be until you wrote them! I so appreciate you!! When MaryAnne White designed my major landscaping project last year (long distance from New York), I trusted her to specify almost everything. One of my requests was for Shasta Daisies because I just think… Continue reading
I planted my white tulip bulbs last year in November and December. And then I worried that they wouldn't be in the ground long enough and wouldn't come up. It's funny, when I first ordered 300, that number seemed like an incredible amount but then when I started planting, well I barely got the front yard done. So then I… Continue reading
Today I'm just showing my kitchen from the magazine shoot and I"ll show the pictures of the rest of my house next. Here's my dining room on the cover of the April Colour issue, hooray! I thought I'd include the before pictures just for fun: Photography by Tracey Ayton Kitchen design by Jan Romanuk Before Cabinets are painted Artisan White by… Continue reading
When MaryAnne White, my Landscape Architect and I were discussing the decorative fencing and gate for the side entrance to the backyard, she sent over this picture with a note that said "Your gate should look like this". And of course, that's just what I installed. Here's the before with the endless amounts of concrete we inherited last year when… Continue reading
"I'll tell you what really bugs me about your house", MaryAnne (my Landscape Architect) said to me one day. What? I held my breath waiting for her reply. . . "The two stovepipes that stick out of your roof!" (below) Before (the day we took possession, that's my nephew) I literally ran out of my studio that morning, to the… Continue reading