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

Nov
11
09:52am
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Vertical Gardens: Slide Show More than 2,000 people “liked” this image on Facebook this weekend. Here’s a look at ten more vertical gardens around the world. Is there a great vertical garden near you? Read More »
Related Topics: Green | Modern | Flora Grubb | Vertical Gardens
Nov
08
04:53pm
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Arrangements for All Seasons When you think of floral arranging like cooking, the recipes and flavors are endless. Here’s a recipe for a bountiful and beautiful autumn arrangement from an easy-to-use cookbook of floral design. Read More »
Nov
06
10:11am
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Explore a Tropical Paradise See an amazing collection of palm trees, exotic flowering plants and vines, and lush rain forests at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Read More »
Related Topics: botanical garden | Florida
Nov
04
04:09pm
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Let there be Night Daylight saving time may bring an early nightfall, but new lighting techniques and technology transform the great outdoors after dark.  Read More »
Related Topics: landscaping | Lighting
Nov
01
04:41pm
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No Duds, Please: Getting Great Fall Color Trees Landscape designer Maureen Gilmer shares tips for selecting trees with bright autumn colors. Learn how to ensure impressive fall color no matter your climate.  Read More »
Related Topics: fall | fall color | Trees
Oct
30
11:41am
1
5 Strange Plants From the authors of Bizarre Botanicals, here are some creepy plants to try for Halloween. Read More »
Related Topics: Red | halloween | Photo tours
Oct
28
11:32am
4
Art + Botany: Designer Pumpkins When leaves rustle and the wind howls, pumpkins become a favored medium for many artists. This gallery features artists with very diverse backgrounds—a musician, a sculptor, a forensic artist, and a farmer—and designs with equally different aesthetics, including pumpkins with flowers, pumpkins with dead musicians, and pumpkins with NYC pride. Check out these elaborate pumpkin carvings from six carvers—they're inspiring, scary, funny, and beautiful! See them all »
Oct
25
12:24pm
0
Modern Fire for Outdoor Spaces Forget the primeval campfire, and say hello to a modern experience of sitting around an open fire with family and friends. Paloform’s collection of fire pit designs offer sculptural shapes in simple vessels for contemporary settings. Here are seven ways to incorporate one in your backyard. Read More »
Related Topics: Grills and fire pits | products
Oct
23
04:47pm
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Designing for Fireside Warmth: Tips for Outdoor Furnishings Now that it is past the autumnal equinox we begin to think of coziness and warmth as the days begin to get shorter and cooler. What better way to do that than with friends, sipping hot cider and devouring S’mores, around a beautiful fire pit or fireplace in furnishings that perform well despite fickle fall weather. Read More »
Related Topics: Fire | Furniture | outdoor furniture
Oct
21
08:06am
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Enjoy a Visit to the Succulent Café Stop in for a cup of coffee at a succulent fantasy land featuring a delightful array of plants all growing in unique containers, from old tennis shoes to hanging lanterns. This charming café may be one of a kind. Read More »
Related Topics: southern california | Succulents | Visit
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