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Japanese Garden Design Beautiful

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by Model Rambut Terbaru on Jun 6, 2016

Garden Accessories: Outdoor Speakers

If you're into music in the garden, and not the earbud in your ear type, these planter-speakers may be just the thing for you. The teak enclosure, with clean, spare lines, would look great in a modern garden, but probably would do as well on almost a...
by Garden Design Online on Jun 2, 2016

Books: The President's Gardens

Anyone who's visited Mt. Vernon or Monticello is well aware that our earliest presidents were most interested in plants and horticulture. As it took some time for the new capital city to take shape, as well as the White House, the White House grounds...
by Garden Design Online on May 31, 2016

Happenings June 2016

Selected Events Around the Country: Exhibitions: thru Sept 11, Impressionism: American Gardens on Canvas, Bronx, NY NY Botanical Garden, 718-817-8700 thru Sept 18, Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist, New York, NY Jewish Museum, 212-423-3200 June...
by Garden Design Online on May 26, 2016

Monarchs Need More Than Milkweed

photo: Ellen Woods Researchers at Cornell University who are studying the decline of Monarch butterflies have determined that it's not only a lack of milkweed, herbicides, and genetically modified crops that are contributing to the drop in Monarch po...
by Garden Design Online on May 19, 2016

Container Gardening: How to Start a Vegetable Garden

Container gardening has become more popular as limited space and the versatility of growing indoors and outdoors has become main stream. No place to dig a garden? You can still grow your own vine-ripened tomatoes and other crops. All you need is a de...
by Stagetecture on May 19, 2016

Books: A Potpourri

This is an illlustrated guide to some of the great designers -- past and present -- and what we can learn from them today. In Lessons from the Great Gardeners: Forty Gardening Icons and What They Teach Us (University of Chicago Press, 2016), author M...
by Garden Design Online on May 12, 2016

Garden Ideas to Enjoy your Home Garden this Season

Your home garden is ready for the spring and summer, right? As the April showers give way to beautiful May flowers, the great outdoors beckon, tempting us all to abandon the four walls of home or office and experience Mother Nature at her very best.
by Stagetecture on May 12, 2016

Art, Gardens & Impressionism

Opening this Saturday, May 14: a major exhibition at the New York Botanical Garden explores the horticultural inspiration behind American Impressionism. A garden reflecting the paintings of artists like Willliam Merritt Chase, Childe Hassam and John...
by Garden Design Online on May 10, 2016

The Brilliant Method for Designing Sloping Gardens to be Wonderful Gardens

To plan and design sloping gardens can be very hard, but clever hard landscaping can create useful areas and attractive planting. When you have sloping gardens, your biggest challenge won’t be to choose a suitable theme or even identify the bes...
by Home Design Ideas on May 10, 2016

In the Magazines May 2016

Garden Design Spring *Explore the Monk's Garden at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh *Elements of functional outdoor spaces by designer Molly Wood of Costa Mesa, CA *Wildlife sanctuary along the shore i...
by Garden Design Online on May 7, 2016

Planters: Recycled Wood

photos: Planters Unlimited - click to enlarge These great planters of reclaimed wood are from Planters Unlimited. Made from used cedar, pine, redwood, or even Douglas fir, these planters come in a variety of sizes and styles. They wouldn't suit every...
by Garden Design Online on May 3, 2016

Books: Great Gardens, Great Stories, Great Illustrations

Keep this book by your bedside or tuck it into your luggage enroute to your next vacation ... it's the perfect little volume for garden lovers. In her latest book, Gardens of Awe and Folly: A Traveler's Journal on the Meaning of Life and Gardening (B...
by Garden Design Online on May 1, 2016

Wet Heat: A Floating Wooden Sauna In Seattle

A floating wooden sauna launched on Seattle's chilly Lake Union satisfies those who love relaxing in dry heat interspersed with the odd refreshing swim. The post Wet Heat: A Floating Wooden Sauna In Seattle appeared first on WebEcoist.
by WebEcoist on Apr 12, 2016

New Plants 2016 - II

I'm quite behind on new plants for 2016, but here are a few more, these from Monrovia. Golden Duke™ Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis 'MonJers') A lovely small hemlock with upright, arching branches and golden foliage that turns a bright yellow-ora...
by Garden Design Online on Mar 31, 2016

Houston Garden Guide

Photo: TCLF Don't miss another great garden guide (online) from The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF). The What's Out There Houston Guide has info -- and photos -- on parks, gardens, landscapes, and open spaces you'll not want to miss. Plus, there...
by Garden Design Online on Mar 27, 2016

PHS Gold Medal Plants 2016

the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has announced its 2016 Gold Medal Plant awards. Here they are: Photos: PHS Betula nigra 'Fox Valley' Little King™ (Little King River Birch) This dwarf river birch, which has been around since the early 1990s,...
by Garden Design Online on Mar 20, 2016

In the Magazines - March-April 2016

Garden Design Early Spring *Fabulous, funky garden gates. * Tips on design from Chanticleer, which some call "America's most inspiring garden." * Mediterranean design in San Francisco by designer Brandon Tyson. * Sonoran desert style in Phoenix by Co...
by Garden Design Online on Mar 15, 2016

Books: Plants & Plants!

Two new titles from Timber Press that you'll want this spring for your bookshelf. Even though the second is California-related, you might find it interesting anyway, and if you live in a state that's climate-compatible with parts of California, it's...
by Garden Design Online on Mar 13, 2016

Earliest in my Memory

If you live in the mid-Atlantic region or even a little farther north, I'm not telling you anything you don't already know. But these cherry trees popped a few days ago in Washington DC, and the Park Service has now moved up peak cherry blossom time...
by Garden Design Online on Mar 11, 2016

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