The Muma residence shows the award-winning touch of Phil Graham Landscape Architecture.

Great Outdoors: L is for Landscaping

A to Z: duPont Registry Tampa Bay’s encyclopedia of luxury “A to Z: The Ultimate Luxury Lifestyles List” is duPont Registry Tampa Bay‘s first-ever compendium of the best our region has to offer for fans of luxury living. The list is organized by category: D is for Dining, R is for Resorts, etc., and under each letter we single […]

Benedetto's Bounty

From seafood to veggies, Chef Ben cooks what he harvests According to the Wall Street Journal, the next generation of farm-to-table restaurants are increasingly taking an active role in growing ingredients, either doing it themselves or partnering with farmers. The process takes time but chefs and restaurateurs say it allows for greater authenticity and gives […]


Garden: Outside In, Inside Out

Got a green thumb? Indulge your Mother Nature gene with an indoor or outdoor garden. Whether you live in a penthouse with a balcony or a sprawling home, there’s an accessory and planting scheme that will transform your home. From Pinterest to local landscapers and nurseries, there are 1,001 ways to personalize your garden. INDOOR […]

Sunken Gardens – Flamingos, Orchids & More

February 17 Orchid Gone to Pot 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Spring is the time to re-pot orchids, so learn the best transplanting methods to increase orchid blooms. Beth Sedacca from the St. Pete Orchid Farm and long-time orchid volunteer at Sunken Gardens takes the mystery out of orchid care. Mounting materials and unusual/rare orchids for […]

Flutter Fantastic – Butterfly Gardens

Wearing a hot pink flowered shirt into the Queensland Australia butterfly garden was accidental genius. In two seconds, dozens of exotic butterflies nestled on my Lilly Pulitzer and launched my horticultural obsession to nurture a butterfly garden which I did last summer. Lucky for me, Florida is a haven for butterfly gardeners. Whether you grow […]


Your Yard Should Be As Distinctive As You Think of it as the first – and last – impression made on those who come calling. Consider it a reflection of who you are, how you live and what you like. View it as an expression – and extension – of your particular style, just as […]

Garden: Landscape Designs

Whether you have a passion for plants and an eye for good design like Harry Teasley, Jr., or you leave it to the experts at Argentine Landscaping, a landscape plan that complements your home adds considerably to its aesthetic appeal. Scale, color, balance, size and placement are a few of the elements to consider. “Plants […]