Fantastic Native Plant: Damianita

The bright yellow daisies of Damianita (Chrysactinia mexicana) make a stunning color statement from the landscape — especially if planted in masses. This Chihuahuan desert indigenous is at home in both low- and high-desert areas of the American Southwest and will amaze you with its colorful flowers that appear in spring and again in fall. [...]

25 Most Bookmarked Tours of 2012

What exactly do a Northwest garage, a Pennsylvania “hobbit house” along with a rustic French cabin have in common? Not much, at first glance. However, these amazing homes compose a few of the best Tours that readers considered worthy of bookmarking last year. While each one of these homes are beautiful in their own right, [...]

Loving Efforts Restore a 1787 Farmhouse

The website of Revolutionary War–era love, tasty fox-hunt teas and formal piano recitals, this 1787 Georgian farmhouse brims with classic ambiance and charm. The house had been vacant for years when Barry Barton and David Ferrini first seen the inside on a dark winter night. “We ceased to close a door left open by the [...]