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Around Southern California, landscape designer Scott Shrader is known for civilized, amenity-filled gardens that are tailor-made for life outside. At his own home, a 1,600-square-foot Regency-style cottage in West Hollywood, Shrader transformed a cramped, 24-by-45-foot brick-and-concrete backyard into this stunning escape.

 

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.
In New York City, the backyard of a beloved culinary shrine gets a much needed face-lift from GARDEN DESIGN and partners—we share what we learned about renovating a garden with ten useful tips.
Our slide show of the garden renovation at the James Beard Foundation. 
Foolproof Plants for Small Gardens, an app from Susan Morrison and Sutro Media, offers designers and homeowners alike a tool for selecting the right plants based on characteristics, growing habits, USDA zone and more.
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The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has been holding the Greenest Block contest for 17 years and this year, Lindsey Taylor, GARDEN DESIGN's Style Director, was a judge. Check out our photos of the winning block (and Brooklyn's best window box!) and of some of the other Brooklyn neighborhoods that participated!
Our slide show of snapshots from the James Beard garden renovation, fully complete!
In this week's post about the James Beard Garden renovation, we show the new refrigerators given by True Professional Series that have been installed in the garden, which will be used by the staff of the James Beard Foundation garden to store ingredients for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres outside.
This week, we have three cool time-lapse videos of the renovation of the James Beard garden in progress, filmed with PlantCam cameras.
In this week's update about the James Beard garden renovation, we take a look at the major pruning of the birch tree in the garden and the important points to consider when working with an arborist.
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