Making it Modern Farmhouse
What’s New in ’22 Top left – Amazing Daisies® ‘Marshmallow’ Shasta DaisyBottom left – Blue My Mind® XL Dwarf Morning GloryBottom middle -Little Lime Punch® Panicle HydrangeaBottom right – Be My® Main Squeeze™ Calla Lily Photos courtesy of Proven Winners When I embarked upon writing this article, I did some reading to see what other […]
Color It Pretty Color is all around us. From the moody blue greens of the Atlantic Ocean and the green-to-gold dune grasses on our beaches to bright red stop signs and bold striped awnings, color brightens our surroundings and catches our eye, transforming bleak landscapes to ones that excite and inspire. And don’t even get […]
Text by BERNIE HAASPhotographs by ELAINE STEVENSON and BERNIE HAAS Since its construction amid the grasses and phragmites on Michigan Avenue in 1957, a total of six owners have been recorded on the deeds to 1069 Michigan Avenue. It was known as the LaMonica house for the last half of the 20th century. And for […]
Once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past, people thought the color gray was pretty depressing. We wanted nothing to do with it, as a paint color or a hair color. Gray, in fact, literally seemed to represent the exact opposite of what we wanted in our lives: where we wanted light and sunshine, gray […]
They’re everywhere, including where they really don’t belong.
The story of East Cape May began around 1900 with an idea to fill in the swamplands east of town and build a modern seaside resort complete with an enormous hotel and a deep-water harbor. The Hotel Cape May, the centerpiece of this project at the corner of Pittsburgh Avenue and the beach, would be […]
Decorating with greenery is one of the oldest holiday traditions on Earth, but in the northern United States, it didn’t become commonplace until the 1800s. Not surprisingly, varieties of greenery used varied by region. Today, the materials available, either at your local garden center or on the internet are seemingly limitless. Still, I would encourage […]