Articles in the Autumn 2015 Issue
FreshContainer gardens to celebrate fall. Books for a good read or helpful planting advice. What do the pros like to plant in autumn? Seasonal wreaths. Planters in fresh shapes and sizes. Long-lasting color. Photographer Marianne Majerus knows a great garden.
Plant PaletteIn a museum curator’s garden, perennials and a multitude of other plants are used in masses to create a wavy, painterly expanse.
MakerInspired by items as mundane as transmission parts, Margaret Joplin turns glass beads into mesmerizing fountains, lights, and other one-of-a-kind garden features.
ElementTo keep you in the garden as the weather cools, view 13 fire pits designed with seating and togetherness in mind.
GroundbreakerCall Mia Lehrer “the ambassador of dry.” She does. And she leads the charge for landscapes that are more sustainable, water-smart, as well as beautiful.
Wild CollectionsDan Hinkley’s handcrafted garden dramatically summarizes his decades of bountiful plant hunting.
Country ComfortA former cattle ranch, now home to native plants, outdoor amenities, and energetic teens.
The Layered LookMeadows to Modernism in a garden that took decades and tons of talent to create.
Digging DahliasUse this powerhouse genus to punch up mixed borders with colorful blooms late in the season.
New HeightsPiet Oudolf’s revamped New York border is taller, more voluptuous, more dynamic—especially in fall.
Designing For Drought And Living With ItThree landscape architects face California’s dry spell—on the job and in their own gardens.
New Age For The New American GardenDesigner Portfolio: A review of Oehme, van Sweden’s founding, vision, and principals as they near their 40-year mark as leaders in the field of landscape architecture.
Feather GardenLate in the season, a magnificent French landscape displays the billowy grass plumes that inspired its name.
In Your ZoneTips from designers, growers, and plant experts on what to grow, where to shop, materials to use, and what to read. Plus, local places to visit.
Life's WorkRecent major awards underscore the achievements of landscape architect Andrea Cochran, known for economy of materials, environmental nuances, and graceful geometry.