May 2012

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Brief Garden
How gardens reveal their creators' personalities—a short essay from GARDEN DESIGN's Editor-in-Chief.Read More »
Samuel Untermyer's Garden 1
The city of Yonkers, New York, is unearthing a garden from New York’s golden age—the grand Persian gardens of Samuel Untermyer, overlooking the Hudson River. The story of how an architect and a horticulturist are working on clearing 70 years of brush and hoping to make the Untermyer Gardens one of...Read More »
Frances Palmer Earthware
Frances Palmer, a master ceramicist and devoted gardener, turns her hand to terra cotta for pottery and urns that can be used inside and out. Read More »
french bull ziggy plate set
Looking for some new furniture or accessories to spruce up your back yard this summer? Here are some new grills, firelights, dishes (above), and chairs that are perfect for summer entertaining. Read More »
Chelsea Fringe Festival
Over on, well, the fringes of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, is the Chelsea Fringe Festival. With community gardeners, "plant graffiti," and more, the Chelsea Fringe Festival is definitely worth checking out if you're already in London for the Flower Show. Read More »
Williams-Sonoma Agrarian Line
Williams-Sonoma gets back to the land with a new line of culinary gardening products that includes beehives and chicken coops. Read More »
Miranda Lichtenstein flowers
In artist Miranda Lichtenstein's new series of photographs, Screen Shadows, she photographs silhouettes of still lifes on patterned washi paper screens so the viewer only sees a representation of nature once removed. Read More »
Herman Miller Patio Chair
An outdoor desk chair?  In fact, Charles and Ray Eames’ 1958 aluminums chairs, now so ingrained in office culture, were designed for patios, moving inside only after the seat fabric they tested failed to stand up to weather. With advances in synthetics, Herman Miller is reintroducing the...Read More »
red, pink, black, white peonies
Peonies deliver showstopping blooms with surprisingly little effort. Read More »
Peter Fehlbaum Patio 01
The patio in the Barcelona apartment of economist Peter Fehlbaum mixes modernist touches with a healthy dose of quirk. We show you how to get a similar look for your home and garden. Read More »
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