Once a hobby, this garden quickly became an obsession for author Roger De Muth.
A garden can be an excellent teacher. See what lessons were learned in this garden.
This award-winning garden by LaurelRock Company gives equal weight to aesthetics and the environment.

The Weekly Notebook

Aug
05
10:18am
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Road Trip to Rio, Photo Gallery Like an art history major traveling to the Louvre or a baseball fan to Cooperstown,Washington landscape designer Richard Hartlage made a pilgrimage to Brazil. Tag along on his journey...  Read More »
Related Topics: Modern | brazil | roberto burle marx
Aug
01
12:23pm
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Container CPR: Know the Vitals for Container Success Karen Chapman has been designing beautiful container gardens since 1996 in the Pacific Northwest. As a self-proclaimed “busy” gardener, she offers these survival tips for reviving container plants and keeping them thriving.  Read More »
Jul
31
10:47am
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French Revival: A Taste of Provence, France in Dallas A French provincial garden is created when the new owners of a 1920s Texas home undertake the restoration of their unkept property.  Read More »
Related Topics: Green | French | dallas | my garden | Photo tours | Texas
Jul
30
02:53pm
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Subtropical Modernism: Lively Landscapes in the Florida Keys Debra Yates and Benjamin Burle of Debra Yates Great Space, Inc. in the Florida Keys use brilliantly colorful garden walls and sculptural plants against a neutral backdrop for a lush, lively take on modernism. Here, they share six tips on how they achieve their signature look. Read More »
Jul
17
04:06pm
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From Garden to Table: The One-Block Feast In today's from Garden to Table column, Katie Mendelson reviews Sunset magazine's new book The One-Block Feast, about the staff's experience in growing, cooking, and eating their own food at their California headquarters. Plus: A recipe for pattypan squash with eggs baked inside! Read More »
Jul
11
10:46am
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Modern Home Strikes a Balance Between Indoors & Out See how precise window placement, striking contrasts and native plantings bring nature into the rooms of this Fargo, North Dakota home designed by Stahl Architects and Land Elements. Read More »
Jul
11
08:22am
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The Plant Hunter's Retreat, Photo Gallery The private garden of master collector Dan Hinkley. Read More »
Related Topics: Dan Hinkley | Plant collector
Jul
10
11:14am
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Design a Showy Flowerbed with These 5 Easy-Care Perennials Costa Farms gardening expert, Justin Hancock shares valuable design tips for selecting and planting perennials and ideal companion plants.  Because they come back year after year, require little watering, are long-blooming, and offer a variety of textures, shapes and colors, Hancock says perennials are the backbone of any beautiful garden. He suggests starting with these five beautiful, easy-care perennials to instantly transform any garden. Read More »
Related Topics: Green | Pink | Yellow | Plants | flower gardens | Perennials
Jun
28
10:58am
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Mojave Rock Ranch Reinvents the Desert Garden Take a visual stroll through this unusual landscape to see what innovative designers achieve when faced with a huge arid site surrounded on three sides by steep cliffs.  Read More »
Jun
24
04:03pm
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A Flowerbed Garden Our reader Thomas Hägg gives us a tour of his half-acre Swedish garden, located at the tip of a peninsula in the northern Stockholm archipelago, near Öregrund, an old fishing village. Read More »
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