Protecting Woodlands: The Vermont Coverts Cooperator Workshop

Protecting Woodlands: The Vermont Coverts Cooperator Workshop

All photos by JMMDS. Recently Julie had one of those “only in Vermont” experiences that make her so happy to call this her home. She attended the Vermont Coverts Woodlands for Wildlife Cooperator training workshop at Kehoe Conservation Camp in Fair Haven, Vermont. (In case you’re wondering, “covert” is a 14th-century word for a dense thicket that […]

On the Road with Landscaping Ideas That Work

On the Road with Landscaping Ideas That Work

By Julie Moir Messervy. Photos by JMMDS, except where noted. Thanks to JMMDS’s new book, Landscaping Ideas That Work, 2014 has been a whirlwind of activity for this author.  Nearly every week or weekend since January, I’ve been on the road giving talks about LITW and other topics and I’ve had a wonderful time doing […]

Catch Julie Moir Messervy at a Lecture Near You!

Catch Julie Moir Messervy at a Lecture Near You!

With the recent publication of Landscaping Ideas That Work, Julie’s kicking off a busy  season with her signature inspiration-packed lectures and slideshows. From the Northeast to the Northwest, with a quick dip below the Mason-Dixon line, her schedule over the next couple months will take her to the following venues. JANUARY 25 – BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT January […]

Upcoming Garden Workshop—January 25, 2014

Upcoming Garden Workshop—January 25, 2014

Have you reserved your spot yet for the Garden Inspirations Workshop in Brattleboro, VT, on January 25, 2014? The workshop will be a wonderful event, with speakers Gordon Hayward, Dan Snow, Helen O’Donnell, and Julie Moir Messervy. Just check out the exciting schedule below. Julie’s talk is based on her new book Landscaping Ideas That […]

Writers’ Heaven!

Writers’ Heaven!

By Julie Moir Messervy Two of my three children always loved going to sleep-away camp each summer; in fact they treasured it so much that the other 10 months of the year were spent waiting to return to their “real” existence. Not having been much of a camper myself, I never understood how they felt […]

“Creating Home Outside” APLD Design Workshop in Portland, OR

“Creating Home Outside” APLD Design Workshop in Portland, OR

By Julie Moir Messervy. All photos by Debra Berger, APLD Oregon. Out of the myriad fun things I get to do (including working with my talented staff and wonderful clients, dreaming up all manner of big ideas, and writing books, articles, and blog posts like this one), some of my best professional moments happen when […]