October 11, 2011

Terrace Gardens

We are enjoying a bit of an Indian Summer right now in my part of the world. Probably the last remnants of any resemblance of warm weather for a while, and I'm happy to have it while it lasts. My favorite time to be outside is in the fall when the colors of summer are hanging on for a while longer & are just accented with the emerging colors of fall. There's something so perfect to me about finding a little outdoor space to resort to even if just outside that space is a bustling city or town with wailing sirens, non-stop traffic and other reminders of life in general. That's probably why I am drawn to small terrace, rooftop and sidewalk gardens. They are tiny oases carved out of a great big world and maybe, if only for a minute, a respite from the endless reminders of things to do.

Happy enjoying-the-warm-weather-while-it-lasts!


Sources: 1,4,6,11: Cote Maison2,3: Elle Decor 8,9: Boxwood Terrace 10: Verdesign: Landscapes for Country & Town


  1. I completely agree with you about terrace gardens. They are among my favorite places, and I love the ones you have collected here--especially that first one. I'd never want to leave it!

    xo Gigi

  2. I wish I had one! can imagine the afternoons in there... specially in the last one!


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