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Allow Me To Re-Introduce Myself

NOVEMBER 12, 2018

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Linda Vater is a self-taught garden designer, speaker, writer, and garden media personality who has lived and gardened at her 1935 English Tudor home in Oklahoma City...

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Artificial Turf Installation

FEBRUARY 17, 2017

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Last Friday, on 4 YOUR GARDEN (find the the segment at the end of this post or at  KFOR.com  HERE if the video does not appear on your device.) I discussed some things to consider before making the move to artificial turf. Too shady? Pets? High foot traffic? Poor drainage and/or air circulation?v

 

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5 Reasons to Paint Your Dining Room Red

FEBRUARY 17, 2017

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Would you, could you, should you paint your dining room red?  I took the plunge over 25 years ago when I saw a dining room with painted red walls in an issue of TRADITIONAL HOME magazine, and some other red and luscious decor ideas...

 

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A Garden of Second Chances: Nandina

FEBRUARY 17, 2017

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It is so ubiquitous in our gardens that we take it for granted. It is so amenable to everything we throw at it….sun or shade, wet or dry, hot or cold, windy or not….that we don’t recognize that it too would like just a little bit please...

 

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Seven Excellent Varieties of Boxwood for the South

FEBRUARY 17, 2017

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On any given evening during gardening season, you will quite possibly find me in a well deserved comforting bath of bubbles from Dr. Teal’s Relax and Relief Foam and quite probably accompanied by delicate floating garden foliage and petals…

 

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