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Landscape Design · 4d ago

Letting Your Muse Play

For a week I knew Father's Day would be all mine, alone in the garden.  Anticipation was a drug.  Yesterday morning arrived, poof/voila, away he trotted and beloved time with Muse began.  Th...
Landscape Design · 5d ago

Ryan Gainey: Father's Day Thanks

Last year Ryan Gainey died.  International Garden Design star, many in Atlanta, GA had the good fortune to know him from the 80's before well-deserved fame arrived. .Before fame Ryan was mer...
Landscape Design · 1W ago

A Long Island House & Garden

Habitually Chic, Heather Clawson, shares a garden every few weeks, sometimes longer, many new & wildly wonderful to me.  Recently, below, Heather hit it out of the ball park.  Again..Showing...
Landscape Design · 1W ago

The Accidental Garden

Moving into our ca. 1900 home 2 years ago this month, I remember vividly a moving truck backed into the drive, below, unloading these potted plants, near midnight, temp hi 80's, humidity hi ...
Landscape Design · 1W ago

What's Their Next Layer?

This one makes me smile, below, it's so real, it's true..Go team, the enfilade, color, function, vanishing threshold, a house/porch/landscape on its way..What's your first thing to do as Gar...
Landscape Design · 2W ago

It's Your Peculiarities That Matter

Brunching a few years ago with Beloved and mom, at her club, glancing around I noticed something peculiar, inside the dining room, with its views overlooking the golf course, lake, and ubiqu...
Landscape Design · 2W ago

Beware Mirrors in the Garden

Lovely, and deadly, below.Pic, above, here.Beautiful concept, above/below, deadly in execution.  Birds see a fly-through.  Bang, dead. Pic, above, here. Pic, above, here.Pic, above, here.My ...
Landscape Design · 2W ago

Andy Warhol: Creating Atmosphere

Worthwhile or a fail.  For better, for worse.  Better than nothing.  Ok, accepted, it is what it is..Patio furniture is sold by patio furniture companies.  They arrange, style, stage, shoot,...
Landscape Design · 2W ago

Shade: Temporary

Temporary, simple, not without charm, functional. .While awaiting a more perfect shade solution, perhaps this will suffice?Pic, above, here..Moving into our ca. 1900 home 2 years ago this mo...
Landscape Design · 3W ago

Goldilocks Method for Your Porch

Goldilocks memos.  Just when I think I've grown beyond new ones arriving.  Pow !  Some old ones, below..First spring in Georgia, 35 years ago, I remember well cleaning the yellow pollen off ...