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Narrow Terrace Living Room
This narrow terrace living room feels anything but cramped when large comfortable furniture is nestled between Maple trees, perennials and blooming annuals. It also looks as good from indoors as out.
Best in Show at San Francisco Garden Show
Who says awards don't matter? Not us! We loved ever award we one at the San Francisco Garden Show including the Golden Gate Cup (Best in Show).
hosted 200 Shows for Discover Channels, Surprise by Design
Maintenance is the Key to a Great Garden
Designing with Vegetables and Flowers
A Tribeca garden with the a view of the World Trade Centers. After 911 the building was not livable for nearly a year but the the garden survived.
Foggy day, and the terrace becomes the focus
This Central Park penthouse terrace with the wisteria, scabiosa, sweet potato vine and arched cedar trellis makes even a foggy day ....fine!!!!!
Purple tulips, ladies mantle, miscanthus grass, rudbeckia pods and lamps ears makes a surprising combination for this modern bouquet.
On The House LIVE
On The House LIVE,weekly with the Carey Brothers and Rebecca Cole is the number one home improvement radio show in America. Check out www.onthehouse.com for you local time and station.
Bringing the Outdoors into the Bedroom
Health Magazine living room makeover winner.
When sending flowers send something interesting.
Who says a garden needs flowers!
Citron greens, rich browns, rusty metals, cement greys...makes a beautiful garden...sans flowers. Miscanthus grass, birch tress, bamboo...rudbeckia is the only thing that blooms.
Miscanthus grass on the James Hotel
Nico Wissing in Singapore
I loved Nico Wissings modern pastoral garden in the a Singapore Garden Show.
James Hotel Urban Park
Willow, Red Maples and sweet potato vine makes this urban park outside at the James Hotel in Soho a rare city gem.
candles on stairs at The Met
Marie wanted to kill me when she was only halfway thru lighting the 800 votives...with only 12 minutes to go before guests arrive!
Green Grid, Birch Grove Rooftop
Birch trees underplanted with artimesia planted in grey zinc and resin planters bring out the silver of the East River below and the Manhattan skyscrapers beyond in this Williamsburg rooftop garden
Tent Decor at Lincoln Center
This Lincoln Center Tent can hold 1500 folks for a seated dinner in the middle of Manhattan. Not an easy find! And massive to decorate.
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Empire State Building from the Top of the Rock
Tall Branches with Hanging Votives
Sweet Peas in the Window
Sweetpeas in a wine glass makes a simple arrangement for any party.
Custom LED Fairy light Chandeliers at the James Hotel
Choosing Calla Lilies for Fashion Week
Choosing Calla Lilies can be a daunting task in the wholesale flower market in NYC....they are all so beautiful AND expensive.
My best garden on the the upper west side!
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Shade on a Roof in Soho
A Pergola plays double duty on this terrace garden providing shade and privacy. Wisteria and hotel furniture
Tribeca Grand is now the Roxy
On the House Radio, Live Weekly National Radio
James Carey, Rebecca Cole and Morris Carey host a live call in radio show nationwide every week! Go to Onthehouse.com to find your local station.
Planted Cement Sofa and Green Grid Rug
Planted Cement Sofa and Green Grid Rug utilizes every inch of rooftop space for planting and living.
One Long Table
Repeating all one color or one type of flower can have a very dramatic impact.
Dogwood and Cherry Blossom Arrangements
Tall Branch Centerpieces with hanging candles, in glass jars place on a quarter of the tables adds real drama to any large event decor.
Cymbidium and Monstera Leaves
Cymbidium and Monstera Leaves in a brass cone vase
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Stripes Group Cement:Resin 2
I opened up a very cramped kitchen by removing a wall and adding a peninsula rather than an island as the large column had to stay. We painted it fuchsia in an act of colorful defiance!
One of the longest blooming perennials for a rooftop garden is the elegant scabiosa.
Dog Park at the Soho Grand
upper west side before
Zinc and mahogany table and containers, benches that store irrigation and glassware, a bed that stores cushion, and plants that match fabrics...a custom design that melds of function and beauty.
Grasses on the Roof
Resin containers to look like cement match the simple cement roof pavers. The rusty metal furniture with milkweed pod tiles gives and earthy feel to this Hell's Kitchen Penthouse roof garden.
Large Print Fabric
I designed this fabric for a living room curtain and was surprised how much the leaves looked like animal bones.
Tired winners of the San Fransisco Garden Show
My Own Backyard
Once an alley for the garbage cans, now an urban oasis complete with 19th century swings from a renovated Park in Paris.
The places my career has taken me, whether on Discovery Channel, the Today Show, a book launch or a live radio show, I just pinch myself that my life became so fun...and all doing what I love.
Cherry blossom table arrangement
Votives hanging from blooming cherry branches makes a bold but simple statement at any wedding or fundraiser.
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A Secret Garden on a Village Roof
This Teak table has seen some of the best garden parties in NYC. And only the guests know how much fun it was.
Overlooking Central Park
The rain only enhances the views Central Park from Theis penthouse terrace. As does the wisteria, scabiosa, sweet potato vine and arched cedar trellis I designed to frame the view. I think the sheep is longing for it's meadow though.
One long table for a dinner of 200 makes a dramatic elegant corporate affair at this Nike event.
Shades on the Window
These beautiful floral banners were sewn on the matchstick blinds to create a shade that lights the sun into this sun room for a makeover contest for Health Magazine.
Best Team wins Best in Show at Seattle Garden Show
My fantastic team builds the best garden at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show.
Custom Zinc and Teak Table
When I design a garden I like to designe every aspect..the lights, the furniture, the cushions, the planters...as well a s the plants. This garden has zinc and wood containers square and rectangular containers so I designed an oval zinc and teak table to compliment them. The cushions were made simple color blocks of plain outdoor fabric.
Winter Wonderland in a Containers
When the perennial container gardens fades in the late fall we like to spruce up the containers with a mix of winter evergreens like Magnolia leaves and pine branches with cool weather cyclamen and white Tallo berries
A View from the Bridge
Birch trees on this rooftop garden frame the Williamsburg Bridge and the Empire State Building in the Manhattan skyline on this green roof in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
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The Log Furniture is on of my favortie designs to date!
I loved this log furniture so much I remade them several more times. Search "log" to see them all!