Archive for June, 2015

When I see a gorgeous flowering plant, I can’t resist taking her home with me. A couple of my faves that are sporting glorious blooms right now are the delphiniums and foxgloves. I always look
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“I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days — three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.” ~John Keats Just a
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Summer’s here. The 4th..almost. It’s time to get our red, white, and blue on! Happy Sunday! Love, Nora

In the Connecticut Country House gardens, I rely on a wide variety of support systems to keep my plants at their best. Whether in the form of simple stick teepees, bamboo stakes, painted trellises, rustic
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Haricot Vert is French for green bean, and I just can’t get enough of them! They’re a more slender green bean than its American counterpart, and in my opinion more flavorful. My favorite way to
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She’s in full bloom, my beautiful Eden. We’ve been together for a long time now, ever since I first planted her at our former home. When we moved to Connecticut Country House, it was only
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It’s official! The season of summer and the summer issue of Nora Murphy Country House Style are here! We’ve kicked off the season with an out of doors state of mind – and can’t wait
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Last Tuesday was an emotional day for the Murphy’s. Tuesday marked another milestone for our family – Conor’s high school graduation. Murph and I tried to hold it together, but a milestone like this one flooded
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Tending the gardens at Connecticut Country House, that’s what we do. And I guess you could call it a labor of love. On one hand, that labor of love comes from our commitment to be
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This is one of those posts, where I would love you to just take a minute, sit back, and enjoy the show! (P.S. If you do grow peonies, remember to deadhead them to encourage more
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