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Noted: Grow a Beautiful Fall Garden in a Pot via Houzz

Grow a Beautiful Fall Garden in a Pot via Houzz Traditional Landscape by Seattle Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Banyon Tree Design Studio I don’t know about you, but where I live (USDA zone 6) it’s been a long, hot, dry summer. With triple-digit temperatures for most of the summer, my containers look worse for […]

Noted: Concrete Large Leaf Birdbath via WooHome

Noted: Concrete Large Leaf Birdbath via WooHome If you’re still looking for a handmade bird bath to decorate your garden and yard, then we recommend this project. This natural looking bird bath will create a stunning watering place for the birds in your yard. It’s easy to make, works with any large leaf. Find out […]

Noted: Design Sleuth: Terra Cotta Window Boxes by Meredith Swinehart via Gardenista

Design Sleuth: Terra Cotta Window Boxes by Meredith Swinehart via Gardenista Terracotta Window Boxes from Amazon.com Earlier today, I wrote about the courtyard terrace of an Airbnb stay on the island of Ischia, Italy. (See Airbnb Visit: Under the Radar Near Capri.) From that perch, I could peek into the tiny urban gardens of surrounding […]

Noted: 6 Unsung Bulbs for Fall Planting via Houzz

 6 Unsung Bulbs for Fall Planting via Houzz Traditional Landscape by Hyattsville Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Clinton & Associates, PC Landscape Architects   Next year’s garden may seem far away, but you can get it off to a great start by planting spectacular bulbs this fall. Some add much-anticipated color to the bare winter […]

Noted: Only an iPhone Was Used to Create This Archive of Backyard Wildlife via Gizmodo

Only an iPhone Was Used to Create This Archive of Backyard Wildlife via Gizmodo This is indeed a different kind of wildlife photography. Instead of going to exotic corners of the globe, Joshua White combs the foliage of his own backyard in making hundreds of finely-detailed images. White takes a scientific approach to collecting specimens […]

Noted: Why Pathways Are Such A Compelling Element In The Garden via Gardening Gone Wild

Why Pathways Are Such A Compelling Element In The Garden via Gardening Gone Wild When I began to learn about garden design, I became intrigued with paths – no – make that obsessed. Maybe it dates back to my childhood memories of The Wizard of Oz. Who doesn’t remember when Dorothy reaches a crossroads on […]

Noted: Great Design Plant: Arctostaphylos Glauca Nourishes and Delights via Houzz

Great Design Plant: Arctostaphylos Glauca Nourishes and Delights via Houzz Landscape by San Francisco Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Pete Veilleux, East Bay Wilds As with many manzanitas, big berry (Arctostaphylos glauca) has an architectural structure with dark red seasonally peeling bark and sinuous branches that add a sculptural sensibility to a rugged or natural […]

Noted: Patio-Perfect Berry Bushes Like You’ve Never Seen via Houzz

Patio-Perfect Berry Bushes Like You’ve Never Seen via Houzz Landscape by Lowell Garden & Landscape Supplies Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc.   I have fond memories of my granddad’s garden. He grew all the fruit and vegetables for our family, and I spent many summer days helping him pick the sun-kissed berries, sampling more […]

Noted: 10 Easy Pieces: Garden Clogs and Ankle Boots by Erin Boyle via Gardenista

10 Easy Pieces: Garden Clogs and Ankle Boots by Erin Boyle via Gardenista Given the choice, I’d go barefoot. It doesn’t matter if it’s sand between my toes or fresh garden mud, I like the feeling of my bare feet planted directly on the earth. When I was younger, my sisters and I had contests […]

Noted: Great Design Plant: Japanese Painted Fern Weaves a Garden Tapestry via Houzz

Great Design Plant: Japanese Painted Fern Weaves a Garden Tapestry via Houzz Spaces by Topsfield Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Andrew Keys   So much of the woodland garden is green. While shade gardeners appreciate verdant mounds of moss, swaths of sweet box and colonies of camellias, some color relief is a welcome respite from […]