It’s officially mid-October. This week on Gardenista, three cozy places to curl up with a hot cup of tea (and an amazing view), 10 ways to prep the garden for winter, and a preview of the Gardenista book (out in just a few days).
Above: The ideal place to spend a fall afternoon: by this woodstove at an architect-designed cabin, looking out at Puget Sound.
Above: Insta inspiration: a glimpse into the subtle, evocative work of Tokyo-based flower and wire artist Yukiko Masuda.
Above: The baskets you remember from childhood trips to the orchard hold more than just apples: They’re ideal for storing blankets, magazines, and mittens, too. Our 10 favorite bushel baskets, here.
Above: These 10 tasks will ready the garden for winter. (Start by emptying and storing fragile terracotta pots.)
Above: The most charming spot for tea is at England’s popular Pig Hotel, where a Victorian shed overlooking the kitchen garden is transformed into a tearoom.
For more ways to hunker down and enjoy the cooler weather, check out our posts: