Once in danger of burning down, this garden now boasts a Mediterranean feel. 
Full of roses and inspired by Gertrude Jekyll, this garden is a sight to see!
This magical space was once an unsightly driveway.

The Weekly Notebook

Jul
29
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Garden Destination: Washington, DC Beyond the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival, few think of Washington, DC, as a place to visit gardens and other outdoor spaces, but in fact, it has those in abundance. DC has a wealth of “secret” public garden spaces, some of which are adjacent to museums and monuments. It also boasts several very fine estate gardens, garden shops, and a very active farm to table restaurant scene. Read about how in a long weekend, with careful planning, DC can be a fantastic destination for anyone ... Read More »
Jul
22
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A Secret Garden in Boston Only visible from the windows of the home, this secret courtyard garden designed by ZEN Associates, Inc., is enclosed by high walls and is a hidden gem in the heart of Boston’s Beacon Hill. Read More »
Related Topics: art | Designers | East Coast | landscape design
Jul
15
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At Home with Scott Shrader: Photo Gallery Around Southern California, landscape designer Scott Shrader is known for civilized, amenity-filled gardens that are tailor-made for life outside. At his own home, a 1,600-square-foot Regency-style cottage in West Hollywood, Shrader transformed a cramped, 24-by-45-foot brick-and-concrete backyard into this stunning escape.  Read More »
Jul
08
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9 Pieces for your Summer Soirée Looking for colorful dinner plates or fun placemats to really make your summer get-together pop? We have nine amazing products that will inspire your next garden party! Read More »
Jul
01
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Visit: Outstanding in the Field Outstanding in the Field offers diners the chance to reconnect with fresh food by local farms and meet new friends. This open-air restaurant takes place in some of the most beautiful settings a fine meal has ever seen, with communal tables set in bountiful orchards, farm fields, ranches, barns, greenhouses, and even sea coves and mountaintops. Find out where their next stop near you will be in this article. Read More »
Jun
17
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Container Gardens Made for the Shade We all seem to have that dark corner of our garden or porch that looks uninviting, cold, and in major need of color. Have no fear—Janet Loughrey offers solutions for livening up that shady area, including insights into the best plant combinations that will thrive in low light. Read More »
Jun
10
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My Garden: A Native Garden Designed for All Seasons Feeling the need to pay homage to the native landscape around him, Garden Design reader Benjamin felt inspired to create an ecological and native garden at his Nebraska home. Keeping to the aesthetic of the tallgrass prairies he loves, Benjamin creates not only a native garden that looks great in all seasons, but supports the surrounding wildlife as well. Read More »
Related Topics: Midwest | my garden | native plants | prairie
Jun
03
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Dwell on Design in Los Angeles A mecca for design enthusiasts, the Dwell on Design event takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 20 through 22. Curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, the three-day celebration brings together the best and brightest products, services, and thought leaders in modern design today for a series of conversations, demonstrations, tours, and much more. This year, the Dwell Outdoor section of the event promises to be bigger, better, and more inspiring than ever. Featuring ... Read More »
Related Topics: Design | Events | Los Angeles | Modern | products
May
27
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Groundbreaking Gardens Discover the lesser-known contributions of professional women to American landscape architecture and the female photographers who captured their work on film at the New York Botanical Garden’s exhibition, Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens & The Women Who Designed Them.  This exhibition, which takes place from May 17 through September 7, explores the burgeoning age of gardening and the contributions of American women who emerged as influential professionals in the ... Read More »
May
20
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Our Favorite Products From the Garden Across the nation, makers and artists are regularly turning to their gardens, yards, and local growers, not just for inspiration, but also for raw ingredients and materials. Ranging from textiles to ceramics, and jams to cosmetics, this new crop of plant-based goods are sophisticated, beautiful, and handmade with care. Here, we’ve collected some of our favorite new finds; all are made with natural materials, come in small batches or are one-of-a-kind designs, and are ideal for Mother’s ... Read More »
Related Topics: beauty | gift ideas | gifts | Style
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