Are our gardens the monarch butterfly sanctuaries we think they are?
Written by Carson Martin on 2017-08-02
The brutish common milkweed, not a choice garden plant, is setting its strange pods now that its muddy pink blooms are waning, but other milkweeds are still flowering, and in a prettier way.The vivid orange clusters of butterfly weed are lingering in the heat, and the swamp milkweed is erupting with its creamy white blooms. Both are native perennials that deserve a place in a sunny garden, the former...(Read More)
August Harvest, Containers and Announcing My New Book in the Works
Written by Gibran Edwards on 2017-08-16
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Who says wall trim has to be white? These designers are breaking the mold.
Written by Carson Martin on 2017-08-19
Ask most designers what color they usually paint interior trim — no matter the wall color — and they will tell you the same: white.My go-to trim color for years has been Benjamin Moore’s Decorator’s White, a crisp chalky tone that, when used for trim, makes any wall color pop. Occasionally, I will use Benjamin Moore’s White Dove, a softer, creamier white that works particularly well in...(Read More)
Cocktail Crush Name Our September Cocktail for a Chance to Win Our New Cocktails Book!
Written by Christina Morrison on 2017-08-19
How to Enter (See full contest rules here.): Enter anytime from August 11 until September 14, 2017. Suggest a fun, creative, and evocative name for the recipe. Explain the name in a sentence or two in the comments below (50 words or less). The winning recipe name (and your name, if you wish) will be printed in an upcoming issue […]This is written by on August 10, 2017 | By...(Read More)
Dietz & Watson #ChooseTheTable
Written by Billy Mackler on 2017-08-21
As a parent of two teenagers I am hyper-aware my time with them is becoming more limited by each passing day. This is the first summer both my daughters have been busy with camps, jobs, and other commitments making it very difficult for our entire family to have time together all under one roof. “It’s the beginning of the end,” my husband has heard me say repeatedly throughout the last couple...(Read More)