Susan Dowell

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The Week in Review: Seeking Solace in the Potting Shed

It’s the season for hunkering down in the potting shed: getting things dirty and cleaning up again. And for indulging in a bit of flowery eye …

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French Accents Everywhere: Ideas and Inspiration

French accents are just one, unique way to create a soft, romantic atmosphere in your home. Whether it’s in the bedroom or creating a cozy kitchen, …

Interior Design

The Katikies Hotels in Santorini – A Place Of Divide Beauty And Magnificent Views

Nestled on the rocky peaks of the Santorini island, the Katikies Hotels form a beautiful collection of some of the most stunning luxury boutique …

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Thorny problems: what is the secret to growing sweetpeas?

Our agony aunt answers your queries. This week: cat litter, garden paths and clover advice<p><i>I would like to have a go at growing sweet peas. I have read that to get the best results I should have sown seeds last autumn. Will they be successful if I sow them in pots on my kitchen windowsill this</i> …

Gardening 101: How to Prune Roses

Mrs. Hart was my next-door neighbor on Long Island. She was what we called “an original owner,” having moved into her brand-new house in a brand-new …

Steal This Look: My Mini Garden Shed in a Garage

I have a vintage 1920s garage, with an original triple door that folds open like an accordion to welcome a Model T. There’s only one problem. After a …

DIY: The Ultimate Disguise

In the springtime, muscari–also known as grape hyacinth–can be spotted around the base of nearly every tree in my Brooklyn neighborhood. A florist’s …

DIY: Alliums, Three Ways

Brightly colored and shaped like something from another planet, these cousins to chives and garlic and onions are cropping up in gardens throughout …

Urban Gardening: Shade-Tolerant Herbs to Grow in Your Apartment

Buttermilk biscuits with chive butter, egg salad with ribbons of tarragon, iced tea with fresh mint. There are many reasons to love fresh herbs. …

Fenland celery: timely revival of a Victorian favourite

Once a Christmas staple, Fenland celery fell out of fashion, but it's making a comeback among connoisseurs of crunch<p>Celery has been co-opted by the healthy eaters – the calorie-counters and the hummus dippers. The weedy stuff available from supermarkets fits this impression. It is often stringy and …