Garden Travelogue

Last year, I visited Peru & Ecuador on an amazing trip with my mother and sister.  the trip took us to Machu Picchu (pictured above) which is one of the most beautiful gardens I have ever been to.  Set on top of a mountain between the sharp peaks of the Andes, the place is positively magical and breathtaking that […]

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Chelsea Flower Show is A Go

by Risa Edelstein on November 27, 2009

in Garden Travelogue

Apparently, the future of the Chelsea Flower Show was in question.  Thank god they resolved that issue because this is one of the things on my bucket list ;->  See the details in the Times Online. Future of the Chelsea Flower Show is secured with £3m deal – Times Online. Share

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The New York High Line

by Risa Edelstein on August 23, 2009

in Garden Travelogue,Gardens to Visit

Not to be missed especially during August when the garden is in full bloom, the New York High Line is one of the nicest public spaces I have ever been to.  This elevated rail, 30′ in the air, looks out onto NYC and the Hudson and connects old and new in a design that is […]

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Lexington Garden Tour

by Risa Edelstein on June 12, 2009

in Garden Travelogue

Last weekend I went on the Lexington Garden Tour.  I always learn a lot on these tours and am constantly inspired.  Here are some highlights.   This modern style garden, which I rarely see in New England, was designed by the homeowner and paid for by Frontgate when she won their $50,000 garden contest.  The center square […]

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Arlington Garden Tour – Sat Sept 27th

by Risa Edelstein on September 5, 2008

in Garden Travelogue

  It may be hard to read the details of this poster so here they are in type.  The first ever Arlington, MA garden tour will be held September 27th from 10-4.  There will be more than 14 gardens on tour including my own – so get tickets now!  Tickets can be picked up in […]

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Taj Mahal – only 999 Gardens to go!

by Risa Edelstein on April 4, 2008

in Garden Travelogue

I’ve always dreamed of seeing the Taj Mahal, even before my days as a landscape designer.  Little did I know that the Taj is actually considered a must-see garden in "1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die" edited by Rae-Spencer Jones.  Luckily, it was one of the stops on my recent trip to India […]

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