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October 20, 2011

 

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End Of Season Sales

The fall is a good time to plant trees and shrubs, and it is fun to cruise the aisles of stores and nurseries to see if there are good deals available.

October 6, 2011

 

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A Living Wall

Walls of plants, both indoors and out, are trendy, though they were actually featured by the Brazilian designer Roberto Burley Marks over 100 years ago.

September 22, 2011

 

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Pleasing Color Schemes

When we consistently plant the colors we like, it usually happens that the color scheme pleases us overall.

December 23, 2010

 

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Enclosures Can Create A Feeling Of Refuge

Pergolas provide not only walls, but also ceilings, with the possibility of plants growing between the series of horizontal beams, to create shade.

December 16, 2010

 

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Using Italian Styles In The Garden

Classical Italian gardens are usually formal and constructed symmetrically with intersecting pathways, a central fountain and clipped topiaries and hedges.

December 2, 2010

 

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Less Is More: Limiting Elements In Horticultural Design

Japanese garden design is well known for its focus on different shades and textures of foliage, with a minimal use of flowers.

June 11, 2009

 

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Roberto Burle Marx, Brazilian landscape designer

We can learn more about the use of color in the garden from the designs of famous Brazilian landscape designer, Roberto Burle Marx. Learn more...

June 11, 2004

 

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Garden Design

Since the 14th century, there has been an ongoing debate about the relative values of "nature" versus "art" in garden design.

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