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Adding Urns as Graceful Elements to your Garden Rooms

Fountains, sculptures, and trellises are all wonderful garden features that add architecture, structure and focal points to a garden. “Ode to the Urn” another eye-catching feature is the shape of the urn. The urn has helped define homes and gardens of the world for centuries. From the French Countryside, the Hills of Tuscany, Paris, Venice, […]

Morris Arboretum

HenFeathers tours the Morris Arboretum The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is the offical arboretum of Pennsylvania. Located in Chestnut Hill, just outside of Philadelphia is an amazing collection of landscapes of plants and trees from around the world. It is a wonderful place to spend a day or more exploring. It is […]

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens Conservatory

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

A Visit to Brooklyn Botanic Gardens HenFeathers.com visits The Conservatories of the famous Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, NY. There is something just so wonderful about the tropical conservatories of the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens in the winter. Explore the wonders, from tropical,to desert,to Mediterranean temperate environments. Simply some of the most extraordinary exotic plants in a world […]

The Mediterranean Style Garden

  The Mediterranean style garden is perfect theme for gardens almost everywhere in the USA. With elements and planting ideas taken from Spanish courtyards, Italian terraces and Grecian landscapes these gardens are both low maintenance and drought tolerant and they are not restricted to the warmer climates and many plants from the Mediterranean regions can […]

Longwood Gardens Conservatory

Winter is here and it’s cold outside. To keep warm HenFeathers is celebrating the indoor sun room. Sometimes called the solarium or conservatory, the home version of the sun room can be any sunny area filled with plants, vases, and water features. It can be a fully dedicated room with lots of glass and built […]

Chanticleer Gardens

Whimsical Pleasure Gardens that Bemuse and Elate the Senses.   A little while back, we at HenFeathers were amazed to discover that Chanticleer Gardens, one of America’s best gardens, was only mere miles from our door. So, we grabbed the cameras, bundled up the gear and headed over to Wayne, Pennsylvania to see what we […]

Hortulus Farms

HenFeathers.com recently visited the wonderful 100 acre Gardens at Hortulus Farm, in Historic Bucks County, Pa. Hortulus Farms is a historic property with a 18th century Isaiah Warner house, barns, coops and rolling pastures. The gardens were restored in 1980 under renowned garden designer Renny Reynolds and noted garden author Jack Staub. The fabulous gardens are a […]