Articles in the Summer 2014 Issue
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FreshAll about Longwood Gardens’ new meadow garden, geometric outdoor furniture, vibrant shade plants, creating colorful salad gardens, and Dan Hinkley on memorable plants.
Plant PaletteDennis Schrader and Bill Smith carefully selected the perfect group of plants to compose their stunning meadow garden.
StyleRenowned interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard creates an environment in his outdoor space that’s both flexible and inviting.
MakerArterra Landscape Architects saw a need for both functional and sculptural artwork to add to the garden.
Landscape SolutionA husband and wife, one a landscape architect and the other an interior designer, turn their narrow lot into perfectly sized outdoor rooms.
GroundbreakerDeborah Silver’s background as an artist, horticulturalist, and garden designer is evident in her beautiful, long-lasting planters.
Green TheatricsAn imaginative homeowner in New Canaan, Connecticut, composes a landscape masterpiece
Up On The HousetopLandscape architects transform an underutilized Chicago rooftop into a functional space.
The City From The HillDesigners convert an outdoor space into a sheltered retreat that showcases panoramic city views.
Midsummer ClassicsAn Ohio-based garden designer and plantsman shares 12 richly colored plants that add blasts of late-season color to the garden.
A Lesson In Beginnings And EndingsA homeowner shares heartfelt lessons about her journey as a gardener.
Designer Portfolio: Mario NieveraNievera explains how he uses light and shadow, shape, texture, and space to create picturesque designs.
The Inspired BackyardLeading designers share how they create spaces that are connected to nature, mythology, and the community.
Seductive SucculentsA succulent expert shares how two designers create eyecatching container gardens using alluring, water-conscious plants.
Modern Italian HarmonyBarbara Negretti’s contemporary steel designs complement the 19th-century exterior of Villa Erba near Italy’s Lake Como.
In Your ZoneTips from the pros on where to go and what to grow in your area.
Life's WorkJohn Danzer reveals how he became an expert on historical outdoor furniture and how he wants to share his passion.