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.
Espaliers can provide interest and life to an otherwise dull visual space.

The Weekly Notebook

Sep
19
01:29pm
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Links We Love, 9/19/12 New technology for the Lowline, neighborly donations of gardening supplies and plants, a Maize Maze, and more in today’s Links We Love! Read More »
Related Topics: Green | links we love
Sep
14
06:14am
18
Botanic Notables: Fig Stories One of California's most impressive Ficus trees is in San Diego—like most figs, it is pollinated by symbiotic wasps that help make your harvest so sweet. Read More »
Sep
13
08:57am
0
Art & Botany: Landscape Designer Humphrey Repton's Red Books British landscape designer Sir Humphry Repton mastered the art of the sell. His signature "Red Books," so-called for their signature moroccan leather binding, conveyed proposals to clients with detailed 'before' and 'after' sketches.  Read More »
Sep
12
01:25pm
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Links We Love, 9/12/12 A birdhouse large enough for a person, all natural soaps and fragrances that transport you to Seattle’s forests, a new Australian children’s park, and more in today’s Links We Love!  Read More »
Related Topics: White | links we love
Sep
12
01:25pm
19
Enzo Enea's Tree Museum On the shore of Lake Zurich in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, these pieces of "art" take root.  Read More »
Related Topics: Green | Europe | Public gardens | tree museum | Trees
Sep
11
09:09am
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Jack Lenor Larsen: The Dream Weaver, Photo Gallery Textile designer Jack Lenor Larsen brings an eclectic sensibility to his lush public garden in the Hamptons. Read More »
Sep
11
09:08am
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Jack Lenor Larsen: The Dream Weaver Textile designer Jack Lenor Larsen brings an eclectic sensibility to his lush public garden in the Hamptons. Read More »
Sep
10
09:07am
7
Historic Luxe: Otahuna Lodge Otahuna's formal Dutch Garden, which takes its name from its windmill-shaped plan, is one of many landscape delights at the luxury lodge. Read More »
Related Topics: Green | Hotel Gardens | new zealand
Sep
06
12:33pm
17
Botanic Superlatives: The Deadliest Garden Visitors to the Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle are greeted with a big black gate that warns "These Plants May Kill." Lurking beyond the miasmatic fog is a collection of over 100 botanic assassins & intoxicants that include the legendary deadly nightshade, strychnine, and mandrake, as well as ubiquitous garden plants like foxglove, datura, and laburnum. Read More »
Sep
06
06:48am
18
Art & Botany: Infographic Posters & Produce Want to know when your favorite produce is in season? Designer and chef Russell van Kraayenburg illustrated a series of infographic posters that will help. Read More »
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