June 2012

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Peckerwood tout front page
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See photos of Peckerwood, the famous John G. Fairey gardenRead More »
Reflection Pool
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John G. Fairey, a flora collector with a rare eye for design, transformed a Texas landscape into the famed garden Peckerwood. His vision for Peckerwood, which includes a light-dappled woodland, several shimmering dry gardens, and a parklike arboretum, developed not gradually but in a...Read More »
From sculptures to water to landscapes, when art and nature meet, interesting things start to happen. Read More »
flowering shrub encyclopedia
The new Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs, by Jim Gardiner of England’s Royal Horticultural Society, is a compendium of 1,700 temperate-zone growers.Read More »
Garden Design
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Superstar gardener Ken Druse tells us about why he decided to create his latest book, Natural Companions, with images by his friend Ellen Hoverkamp and her flatbed scanner: "Soon after Ellen and I finished our book, Hurricane Irene churned through the Northeast, followed the next month by tropical...Read More »
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Ken Druse puts together "recipes" for your garden—whether you are looking for a Midwest prairie, a collage of trailing vines, a woodland nook, or a night-blooming palette—showing what to plant for each theme. Each garden "recipe" is captured in these beautiful images by Ellen Hoverkamp. The images...Read More »
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Eminent California sculptor Stan Bitters finds a new audience for his timeless ceramics and sculptures, which have graced California's Nut Tree restaurant and the Palm Springs Ace Hotel.Read More »
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Stan Bitters is a pioneer of the organic modernist craft movement in the 1960s. A look at some of his birdhouses, planters, and fountains that have decorated California gardens over the years.Read More »
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See how seven designers created outdoor environments for everything from intimate dining nooks to kidcentric playscapes. Read More »
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