One of our favourite furnishing stores, Muskoka Living, had all of its outside summer stock featured while we were visiting the area. Doubling our intentions of course we needed to spend some time there as well – just down the road from Muskoka Teak.
If you’re looking for something extraordinary for your garden, and you’re serious about gardening in the most tasteful terms, then look no further. Coivic Specimen Trees has spent nearly 40 years cultivating a reputation as a multi-faceted force in the landscape construction industry, building some of the most prestigious gardens in Southern Ontario.
Of course when it comes to gardens the British often lead the show. I recently came across the work of Dan Pearson, British Landscape Architect & Garden Designer. Dan and his studio are doing some remarkable garden design work that I find most inspirational.
Over the holidays there was much binge watching and one of the series I most enjoyed was the ever knowledgeable Monty Don taking me touring through some of the most interesting and stunning gardens of Italy.
If you live in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) or you’re planning a visit, put this place on the calendar: the “epic” Restoration Hardware at Yorkdale Mall. Even if you’re not a big fan of their product, it’s worth a visit to see this remarkable retail edifice, not to mention grab a delicious lunch at their RH Courtyard Cafe.
I came across Beth Dow’s work a few months ago and then more recently. I particularly loved here series called, “In The Garden”. Something about the tones and texture of the images and the way she frames a shot I find completely captivating. Beth has an eye for irony. The way she frames a shot I find completely captivating. Beth has an eye for irony.