Communing with Nature

“Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.” -Albert Einstein Believe it or not, this stylish room-with-a-view is actually a pre-fabricated green house/garden shed kit designed by Ville Hara and Linda Bergroth for Kekkilä Garden (Finland.) Linda modified the original design slightly adding lighting, wood floors and solar panels to create her own […]

Today, try shifting your perspective to shift your perspective…

Today, try this exercise:  TRY SHIFTING YOUR PERSPECTIVE IN ORDER TO SHIFT YOUR PERSPECTIVE. – By this, I mean physically change your “normal” viewing position and see what you discover.  Find something in nature if you can –a flower, a tree, a blade of grass– and focus on it from this new viewing position. Take a […]

“If you build it. . .

                                     …they will come.”     I think the magical thing about gardens is that they take on a life of their own.    I mean, all I really did was put together a few plants, flowers and […]

Natural Beauty

 image via:  Côté Est MORE FOR THE NATURE LOVER: In Search of Paradise The Life and Love of Trees Country linen & lavender see our new site:

Nature’s Cathedral

“The leaf of every tree brings a message from the unseen world.  Look, every falling leaf is a blessing.” – Rumi, 13th Century image via Côté Maison linen & lavender see our new site:                  One of many beautiful books in the emporium: .. MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE […]

Design Daily – dreamy garden

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.  —Henry David Thoreau linen & lavender see our new site:

Design Daily – Nature’s Art

Photograph by LeAnn for l&l, Palos Verdes, CA September 2009 Trees glorious trees!   Meetings with Remarkable Trees The Meaning of Trees The Wisdom of Trees Speak for the Trees About the Book The artists in this powerful new book, Speak For The Trees, include both young and emerging artists, and such world-renowned figures as David […]