February/March 2013

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Garden Design
In the mid-1950s, when Ione and Emmott Chase broke ground on a parcel of former logging land, their intent was simply to build a place to retire in the western Washington terrain they’d known and loved all their lives. They never thought it would become a celebrated public garden, but the 4.5 acres...Read More »
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Ione and Emmott Chase's home in Washtington State was meant to be a simple place to retire, but tending the 4.5 acre "yard" became a passion for them both. Now, more than half a century later, it is an inspiration for all gardeners.Read More »
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Pruning woody plants allows their flowers and foliage to flourish, if done at the right time — and place. An expert shares his strategy for cutting back. Read More »
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Sometimes color has a way of stealing the show. But when it comes to planters, a brightly hued container works as a stage, drawing attention to all the botanical drama transpiring inside. Read More »
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Plant enthusiasts eagerly scoped out the hottest in horticulture at the 64th Annual Symposium of the ­Garden Writers Association, held in Tucson, Arizona, this past fall.Read More »
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Melbourne-based artist Corey Thomas takes inspiration from everyday seeds. Read More »
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Scott Shrader has mastered the art of crafting classic gardens that feel timeless. Behind his own home, he makes small spaces feel expansive, erasing the boundary between inside and out.Read More »
Garden Design
Around Southern California, landscape designer Scott Shrader is known for civilized, amenity-filled gardens tailor-made for life outside. At his own home — a 1,600-square-foot Regency-style cottage in West Hollywood — Shrader transformed a cramped, 24-by-45-foot brick-and-concrete backyard into...Read More »