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As a landscape designer, balancing what your client has envisioned with what the surroundings will allow can either invite or deter the challenge. For Michelle Derviss, making sure the technical aspects of each design meets the unique personality of the client builds to her philosophy which includes inspiring the eye of the beholder.
Hailed in the November 2013 issue of Vogue as “One of Britain’s most-wanted garden designers”, Arne Maynard will speak about his design philosophy of creating gardens which seem to naturally sit within their landscape or environment at the inaugural Robert Dash lecture for the Madoo Conservancy in New York City.
Ever wonder where the leftover or unwanted plants of a design go to pasture? Many misfit plants find their way to designer Anna Brooks' Michigan garden, where it’s ok to be a misfit.
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Daniel Keeley, designer of two adjacent rooftop terraces that exemplify urban outdoor living at its finest, shares five considerations for homeowners who would like to transform their rooftop into a luxury outdoor living space.

Debra Yates and Benjamin Burle of Debra Yates Great Space, Inc. in the Florida Keys use brilliantly colorful garden walls and sculptural plants against a neutral backdrop for a lush, lively take on modernism. Here, they share six tips on how they achieve their signature look.


Designer Brook Klausing of Brook Landscape talks about how to mix indoor and outdoor furniture and shows off four of his recent projects, including the garden of Jenna Lyons, creative director of J.Crew.
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.
HGTV host Jamie Durie shares his tips for creating outdoor living spaces
A driveway behind one of the oldest farmhouses in the Los Angeles area is transformed into a Victorian-inspired outdoor living area
English garden designer Sarah Price—who made a splash at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2007 and 2008—returns to the spotlight with a new garden for the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show. Our interview with this garden designer who brings a subtle artistry to her gardens and who says, "I love the ephemeral nature of garden design. It's a transient thing and is not completely under your control."
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