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Your eyes deserve to view beauty. I hope Fred Gonsowski Garden Home helps to turn your vision, into a reality.

Floating (Arranging) furniture in a 20 foot long by 20 foot wide Living Room

Recently a reader asked for my help with the placement of furniture in her 20 foot square living room after reading my blog post titled “Arranging furniture around a Fireplace in the Corner of a Room“. Initially I thought the … Continue reading

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Adult Coloring…Fred Gonsowski’s drawings of the “Big Eyed People” to download, print and color.

From the late 1970’s until 1993 I was known for my paintings and prints showing the “chic lifestyle” of the Big Eyed People. I sold my artworks through galleries and did many art and craft fairs across New York state, … Continue reading

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A quick look at this year’s Christmas Decorations, here at Whimsey Hill House

Christmas will soon be here, and I’ve done some decorating. The amount of daylight, this time of year is decreasing, and the amount of darkness is increasing, so what better way to brighten the dullness of Winter, than with Christmas … Continue reading

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Step-by-Step Instructions on how I laid Patio Pavers

One of my many projects, this past Summer, that I tackled was to extend my poured cement patio with sixteen inch square cement pavers. Before I attempted the project, I looked at a few YouTube videos to see how it … Continue reading

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Fred Gonsowski’s garden at his home Whimsey Hill House… August 2016

Gardening has always been my passion or some would say one of my obsessions. My interest love  of gardening, I think, was the result of three different people’s influences. My first person of influence was my maternal grandmother. Every Sunday … Continue reading

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Pool losing one fourth inch of water at night with Pump and Filter turned Off

Recently I had my in-ground pool relined, and the plumbing from the skimmer to the pump and filter was also replaced. A few weeks after I had that done, I noticed that the water level in the pool had dropped … Continue reading

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Bunny Williams new Studio at her Falls Village, Connecticut estate

Throughout the year, taste-makers extraordinaire, Bunny Williams and her husband John Rosselli graciously open up their Litchfield County estate to help a number of charities. Recently my friend Marguerite and I visited Bunny and John’s bit of paradise, called the … Continue reading

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A Way to Garden…A Tour of Margaret Roach’s Columbia County Garden in Copake Falls, NY

Since 1995 the Garden Conservancy has providing entrée into some of America’s most beautiful gardens with their Open Days Program. One of their most popular east-coast garden hosts is plants-women, author of three books, lecturer, past garden editor for Newsday … Continue reading

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Today Fred Gonsowski Garden reached the point of having TWO MILLION page views/articles read

Today, after 5 years of writing articles about gardening and interior decorating, my blog reached the point of having over 2 million page views/articles read. Looking at the above photos you will see that 1,133,893 visitors, over the past five … Continue reading

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Coloring pages for Adults… Some Drawings of Living Rooms for Adults to Color.

Recently adult coloring books have become all the rage. Some people feel the process of coloring is the perfect way of showing their creativity side, while others think it’s great for unwinding. If you are a follower of this blog, … Continue reading

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