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Nature’s Beauty

Climbing Hydrangea finds its way in the grooves of a stone.

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January “to do” list:

1. Develop a garden plan. 2. Make a list of the plants you lack but would like to own. 3. Try to learn something of the origin, history and habits of your special favorites. It will make it a lot … Continue reading

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From Art to Landscape

In the second chapter of his superb book, From Art To Landscape: Unleashing Creativity in Garden Design, W. Gary Smith discusses the benefits of building a visual vocabulary.  A large part of the book is about training yourself to see. … Continue reading

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Landscape Violation #2

ISOLATED INCIDENTS OK, what’s going on here? It looks like a pow-wow. Or a landscape design put in a blender. One of this, one of that, spaced in a circle in the midst of the front lawn. Yikes. The lack … Continue reading

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