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The Weekly Notebook

Apr
17
02:24pm
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A garden gate is a portal that signifies a transition into a new space and experience. Like Alice looking down the rabbit hole, a gate leads us from the known to the unknown. And, like that rabbit hole, if you elongate or accentuate the portal, it makes the transition even more tantalizing. Here is a variety of garden gate styles that illustrate the “power of the portal.” Read More »
Apr
15
11:31am
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Garden Edibles: Success Secrets Have you ever wondered how to get those healthy, plump garden edibles you’ve always dreamed about? Nick McCullough shares his keys to growing a successful edible garden—providing tips on when and how to get started and his top picks for where to purchase heirloom seeds. Read More »
Related Topics: Edibles | planting | Seed guide | Spring | vegetables
Apr
10
03:57pm
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Visit Cricket Hill Garden Join Cricket Hill Garden in Thomaston, Connecticut for their annual peony festival from May 10th to June 22nd, 2014. Cricket Hill, a six-acre display garden, was founded by Kasha and David Furman in 1989, with a focus on Chinese tree peonies. Kasha and her son Dan now run the nursery. Upon visiting, you’ll discover right away that Cricket Hill is not your typical nursery. In addition to perusing their garden of 400 unique ... Read More »
Related Topics: Connecticut | Edibles | northeast | peonies
Apr
08
08:17am
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Style Showcase: The Midge Trends for the garden are constantly evolving, yet favorites from the past continue to make appearances. Terrariums are just one example of this—a fresh flashback from the 1970s, these fun, tiny gardens are making a comeback. Now Mod fanatics also have a new go-to piece for their garden with the timeless, chic, and functional Midge tile table from Potted. A multi-seasonal must-have, Potted’s co-owner Annette Goliti Gutierrez explains what prompted their newest design. Read More »
Apr
03
02:41pm
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Miami Rooftop Magic Towering more than 30 floors above the street, this rooftop overlooks Sailboat Bay and Miami’s cityscape. The owner loved the awe-inspiring vistas, but she also wanted her garden space to feel private and protected, and she wanted greenery all around the border of the terrace. Raymond Jungles took on the challenge, designing this sky-hugging garden to feel earthy and intimate.  Read More »
Apr
01
08:30am
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My Garden: From Dull to Distinctive Gardens are a thoughtful process. Incorporating privacy, style, and function were the thoughts Garden Design reader Christina Salwitz kept in mind while transforming her yard into a private courtyard she could call her own. Brimming with color, Christina shares her personality through her garden. Read More »
Related Topics: Container Gardens | my garden | plants
Mar
25
05:21pm
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Paris Parks:  A Celebration of Winter Structure Clean lines of the formal gardens and parks in Paris are controlled with thoughtfully arranged elements that are impressive to see in person. The hand-trimmed trees allow the surrounding structures to shine during the winter months, and allow the trees to thrive year after year. Read More »
Related Topics: Design | Europe | France | Paris | Trees
Mar
20
11:27am
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Annual Flowers to Consider for Your Garden This Year       Now is the time to dream of summer flowers – and buy seeds for some of them. I have run a landscape design/build company for almost 30 years and every year I make sure to include annual flowers in our clients’ landscapes. I know you may cringe when you hear that you have to plant these seeds or little flowers anew every year but the non-stop blooms are well worth it! Here are a few of my favorite annual flowers from some of our plantings. Please note that some are considered a perennial in ... Read More »
Related Topics: Annuals | Flower guide | flowers | planting | summer
Mar
18
09:37am
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Landscape Designer Profile: Michelle Derviss Landscape Design As a landscape designer, balancing what your client has envisioned with what the surroundings will allow can either invite or deter the challenge. For Michelle Derviss, making sure the technical aspects of each design meets the unique personality of the client builds to her philosophy which includes inspiring the eye of the beholder. Read More »
Mar
13
11:20am
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Garden Destination: Philadelphia Philly is the perfect location for garden design and horticultural exploration. For a weekend trip, here are some highlights that will engage those who are interested in gardens as well as their less garden-focused traveling companions. Read More »
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