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Feeling the need to pay homage to the native landscape around him, Garden Design reader Benjamin felt inspired to create an ecological and native garden at his Nebraska home. Keeping to the aesthetic of the tallgrass prairies he loves, Benjamin creates not only a native garden that looks great in all seasons, but supports the surrounding wildlife as well.
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Ever wonder where the leftover or unwanted plants of a design go to pasture? Many of these plants find their way to designer Anna Brooks' Michigan garden, where it’s ok to be a misfit.
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See how precise window placement, striking contrasts and native plantings bring nature into the rooms of this Fargo, North Dakota home designed by Stahl Architects and Land Elements.
Visit this National Historic Landmark designed in the 1930s and restored at the turn of the century.
Landscape architect Jens Jensen (1860 to 1951), designer of numerous parks in Chicago (and around the country), including the Garfield Park Conservatory (above), is the subject of a new documentary, Jens Jensen: Harmonious World, which will be shown on PBS this fall. 
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Today's My Garden is a charming collection of dwarf Japanese Maples and bonsai in a small pocket of Zone 6 in Ohio.
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A thoughtful collaboration between Stahl Architects and Land Elements produces a landscape that celebrates old and new, in Fargo, North Dakota.  
Incoming APLD president, Susan Cohan, gives us an introduction to the public spaces and gardens of Detroit.
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We pay a visit to the Mitchell Park Domes, the iconic greenhouses of Milwaukee.
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