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Sunday, May 30, 2010

New Feature: Garden Tours

Over the past few months I've been rather obsessed with the website Apartment Therapy.  I won't bother trying to telling you all about their site, but if you've never visited it, check it out.

My favorite feature at Apartment Therapy is their house tour.  In a very simple format, they ask the homeowner to answer a few questions about their house, stuff like style, inspiration, biggest challenge.  And they also post a few pictures of the house.  The survey in conjunction with the pictures, really gives you a sense of what the homeowner is like.  I just love it.

These house tours got me thinking of how our gardens are a reflection of our personalities, just like our houses are.  So let me just get to the point.  I'm starting the same type of feature here, except with gardens instead of houses.  I'm sticking to the same format Apartment Therapy uses and I'll post the gardener's completed survey, along with a slide show of pictures they chose.  Ones they felt captured the essence of their garden.  I hope you enjoy it.

Dear Apartment Therapy - thank you for inspiring me!

If you would like us to tour your garden, email me at myskinnygarden (at) yahoo (dot) com and I will send you the survey with instructions.

Welcome to Garden Tours!  Click here to be taken to Colleen's Organic Detroit Garden.


  1. This is a genius idea! Your blog is great already, but this will definitely keep me coming back! Keep up the great work.

  2. Love the idea. Can't wait to see some.

  3. Anne and Katie - I'm glad you guys like the idea! I think it'll be a lot of fun.