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

Feb
21
07:54am
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Manitoga: Force Of Nature, Photo Gallery A photo gallery of Manitoga's 75-acre property; and the work of restoring this woodland masterpiece.  Read More »
Feb
20
07:43am
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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Thomas Jefferson was a passionate planstman—and epicure. A recent book sheds light on the restoration of Monticello's bountiful garden.  Read More »
Related Topics: Blue | Brown | Green | farming | Monticello | Thomas Jefferson
Feb
18
09:20am
16
Singapore's Gardens by the Bay The Lion City's highly anticipated Gardens by the Bay finally opens, with Bay South and its supertrees leading the way.  Read More »
Feb
17
09:52am
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Lessons from Chanticleer On the grounds of a former estate outside of Philadelphia, a cadre of master gardeners presides over an oasis of earthly delights. We've put together some ideas—paired with photos—from Chanticleer that any home gardener can use to design their own spaces.  Learn how »
Feb
16
09:11am
22
The Return of the Untermyer Gardens The city of Yonkers, New York, is unearthing a garden from New York’s golden age—the grand Persian gardens of Samuel Untermyer, overlooking the Hudson River. The story of how an architect and a horticulturist are working on clearing 70 years of brush and hoping to make the Untermyer Gardens one of the greatest public gardens in America.  Read More »
Feb
15
03:13pm
14
Photos of Jardin Etnobotanico de Oaxaca A botanical garden in Oaxaca, Mexico, illustrates the relationship between plants and culture, with a wide mix of plants, textures, and colors. Read More »
Related Topics: succulent gardens
Feb
15
03:12pm
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Portland's International Rose Test Garden Portland's Rose Society was founded in 1889, and the city's collection of hybrids, floribundas, and grandifloras has been growing ever since. In 1917 the International Rose Test Garden opened as a testing ground for new varieties of roses. Some of its first plantings were rose refugees from Europe during World War I. Today, over 10,000 plants and 550 species slope towards the city's downtown horizon.    Read More »
Feb
06
02:56pm
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Jessica Rath: Take Me To the Apple Breeder Artist Jessica Rath has worked with apple breeders and archivists to create ceramic and photographic works that consider the the beauty, diversity, and existential dilemma of the apple: how do apples propagate, and how do varieties survive? Her exhibit, "take me to the apple breeder," is at the Pasadena Museum of California Art through February 24.  Read More »
Related Topics: ceramic | exhibit | grafting | photography | Trees
Feb
01
01:59pm
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Add Old World Treasures to Your Garden  Add some variety to your garden with Sempervivum, also known as Hens and Chicks and Houseleeks.  Read More »
Related Topics: Succulents
Jan
31
07:11pm
25
Old Trees & New Growth in Sequoia National Forest A team of scientists & a photographer recently climbed all the largest trees in Sequoia National Forest and discovered that the forest's older trees produce more new wood than their younger neighbors—that is to say, as some trees age, their rate of growth actually increases. They took lots of measurements and some gorgeous photographs. Read More »
Related Topics: old | oldest | Trees
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