This week on Gardenista, profiles of revolutionary women gardeners, including a young designer’s gold-winning garden at the Chelsea Flower Show and a model turned botanical baker, plus a start-of-summer how-to. Read on.
Above: Take a look at a gold medal garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show by an unflappable young designer: “Designer Sarah Price makes gardens that garden editors adore,” Kendra writes. “Her gardens hum with energy and authenticity yet, like her, they are—serene.” This year, her garden channeled British Impressionism and hues of earthy terracotta. See more at A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Designer Sarah Price’s Mediterranean Garden. Above: The perfect start-of-summer weekend project: see How to Clean and Care for Garden Pruners. Above: Margot takes a look at the botanical confections made by a Dutch model in Candy Crush: A Dutch Model Moonlights as Brooklyn’s Botanic Baker. Above: Duck inside a revolutionary garden in an unlikely place: a one and a half acre garden in Eugene, Oregon, where Marietta and Ernie O’Byrne have spent more than 40 years cultivating unexpected plants in unexpected places. Take a walk through at Crazy Quilt Garden: A Revolutionary Way to Create a Tapestry of Color. Above: Plus, host a plant swap, save a succulent, and nine more Ways to Help Houseplants this Month.
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