This house and garden in Fargo, North Dakota, designed by Stahl Architects and Land Elements, was inspired by the work of Josef Albers and the stunning native prairie that surrounds the property. Our slide show tour of the house includes many additional web-only photos!
A tour of one of our readers' gardens: a wild half-acre of flowers and vegetables in a Swedish seaside town.
Terry Rakolta has no trouble reeling off words to describe what she desired for her South Florida waterfront property, a wedge-shaped half-acre mostly swallowed up by a Mediterranean-style villa. "I wanted charming, romantic, mysterious, Old World," she says. Rakolta and her husband, John, who use the property as a winter getaway, often joined by their four children and four—soon to be five—grandchildren, also wanted more privacy.
Transforming a parking lot into a rose garden.
Our columnist Kevin Lee Jacobs shows how he created a shade garden and a bit of woodland reverie in his garden, complete with an outdoor "dining room," and rimmed with three seasons of flowering plants.
This article appeared as "From the Roots" in the January/February 2012 issue.