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View from Federal Twist · 1M ago

Creating nature … at the Chelsea Flower Show

(I visited the Chelsea Flower Show for the first time in 2015, as a member of Carolyn Mull...
View from Federal Twist · 1M ago

Garden Diary: late winter cleanup

This was the front garden on January 23. It lasted well into winter. But old growth must m...
View from Federal Twist · 2M ago

A place for melancholy

Perhaps I should title this post “In defense of melancholy.” Attracted by the mist and the...
View from Federal Twist · 2M ago

Part 3: Noël van Mierlo’s Balancing Act – with carexTours

As a member of Carolyn Mullet’s Dutch Wave tour in August 2016, I joined a simpatico group...
View from Federal Twist · 4M ago

Part 2 – Vlinderhof – with carexTours

As a member of Carolyn Mullet’s Dutch Wave tour in August 2016, I joined an extraordinary ...
View from Federal Twist · 4M ago

In praise of weather (again)

Old English dun, dunn, of Germanic origin; probably related to dusk … I think color is a g...
View from Federal Twist · 4M ago

Part 1 – First Visit to Hummelo – with carexTours

I’ve been in love with Piet Oudolf’s gardens since I came across a copy of Designing with ...
View from Federal Twist · 5M ago

October into November

‘I mean Negative Capability, that is when man is capable of being in uncertainties. Mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason.’ – John Keats   I don’t have much...
View from Federal Twist · 6M ago

Open Garden, Saturday, Oct. 8, 10-6

Federal Twist will be open for the Garden Conservancy Open Day this coming Saturday, along...
View from Federal Twist · 7M ago

Federal Twist in Gardens Illustrated

An article on Federal Twist is in the September Gardens Illustrated. This issue won’t reac...