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Examples of garden model in tiny homes

Examples of garden model in tiny homes – a dwelling will feel beautiful if you have a garden, park in addition to its function for greening also to make the house look beautiful and cool..
by hotel travel on Jan 22, 2016

Art In the Garden

On a beautiful summery day in early September, I visited the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens with my friend Karen. Our specific purpose was to see the exhibit of George Sherwood’s kinetic sculptures then on display at the garden. I am a big fan of...
by Jean's Garden on Jan 21, 2016

Books: Thinking of Veggies

Everyone who grows vegetables naturally wants the most out of each plant. Now, there is expert advice from Colin McCrate and Brad Halm, former CSA farmers and founders of the Seattle Urban Farm Company, a firm that designs, builds, and maintains edib...
by Garden Design Online on Jan 21, 2016

New Plants 2016 - I

Just a few of the great new introductions this year from Spring Meadow Nursery. All photos Spring Meadow - click to enlarge 'Golden Treasure' Birch (Betula x plettkei 'Golden Treasure') If you love birch trees but haven't got room for one, then this...
by Garden Design Online on Jan 19, 2016

Garden Design Ideas from Jardin Majorelle, Yves Saint Laurent’s Villa in Marrakech

The timeless appeal of Parisian beauty meets the charm of Marrakech at Jardin Majorelle. Created by French painter Louis Majorelle in the 1920s, this 12 acre palm grove is a site to witness. The botanical garden around the Majorelle’s Art Deco Vill...
by So Moroccan on Jan 19, 2016

MLK Rose

photo © Weeks Roses Close enough. Coretta Scott King Rose (Rosa 'WEKstohoco') This rose was named in 2013 after the wife of Martin Luther King. It's a tall, upright and bushy grandiflora with blooms of a coral-orange hue. It has a spicy tea fragranc...
by Garden Design Online on Jan 17, 2016

In the Magazines Jan-Feb 2015

Sunset Jan *Check out the trapezes for air plants on page 56 *Innovative designs for steep slopes by Ryan Prange, APLD of Solana Beach, CA and Beth Mullins of San Francisco *Fabulous landscapes in Palm Springs *Hourglass urns from allmodern.com Bette...
by Garden Design Online on Jan 14, 2016

Urban Tree of the Year 2016

photos: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. The Society of Municipal Arborists has selected Zelkova serrata 'Musashino' as this year's top urban tree. The award program started 20 years ago, is often given to species or cultivars that should be used more...
by Garden Design Online on Jan 5, 2016

Happenings January 2016

SELECTED EVENTS AROUND THE COUNTRY: Jan 23-May 9, "The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920," San Marion, CA Exhibition, The Huntington, 626-405-2100 Jan 6-8, MId-Atlantic Trade Show (MANTS), Baltimore, MD Balt...
by Garden Design Online on Jan 3, 2016

Christmas Gifts III - Last Minute

The best gift of all for the gardener you love: A membership at the local botanical garden -- a gift that will give someone pleasure for months to come. If there's not a great local garden in your area, then a membership to The Garden Conservancy Use...
by Garden Design Online on Dec 17, 2015

Christmas Gifts II - 2015

Desert Botanical Garden Succulents Old-Fashioned Glass 15 oz. frosted old-fashioned glass with succulents design and garden logo. Also available, 18.5 oz wine glasses and 1.5 oz shot glasses Chicago Botanic Garden: Hollyberry items: Pillow, apron, tr...
by Garden Design Online on Dec 15, 2015

Give Your House Beautiful Look with Creating Front Gardens Design

The most important aspect in the front gardens design is the amount of space that you have at your disposal. The important aspect of gardening includes the front gardens design, which speaks a lot about the look and feel of your home and its surround...
by Interior Decor Tips on Dec 13, 2015

Christmas Gifts I - 2015

All these available from the NY Botanical Garden online Gift Shop. Earthenware Acorn Squash Bowl. Made from a mold of a real vegetable, it's hand painted with non-toxic glazes, safe for food and the dishwasher. Christmas-y placemats Set of 4 cork-bac...
by Garden Design Online on Dec 13, 2015

Christmas Books I - 2015

If you're wondering what the latest trends are in landscape design, then you'll want to pick up this new book by Richard Hartlage and Sandy Fischer of Land Morphology in Seattle. In The Authentic Garden: Naturalistic and Contemporary Landscape Design...
by Garden Design Online on Dec 6, 2015

Books: Tropical Masterpieces by Jungles

Just wait. If The Colors of Nature: Subtropical Gardens by Raymond Jungles (Monacelli Press, 2008) is one of your favorite books -- it's certainly one of mine -- you will definitely want to add his latest to your collection. In his new book, The Cult...
by Garden Design Online on Nov 29, 2015

New Roses 2016

These lovely new roses are from Star Roses & Plants ... available sparingly at garden retail centers in 2016, so shop for them early and shop in well-known retail garden centers. photos: Star -- click to enlarge Apricots n' Cream™ (Rosa 'Meihya...
by Garden Design Online on Nov 17, 2015

Plant Drumstick Allium Now

I must admit I first discovered Drumstick Allium when I could not find any other allium bulb to buy...it was late fall and I had waited too long to buy the popular Globemaster Alliums...What to DO? I bought the Drumstick bulbs and...
by serenity in the garden on Nov 3, 2015

Creating A Reading Garden

Interior design Ideas - Creating A Reading GardenComunity reading gardens are taking root across america. Here are some helpful hints for Creating A Reading Garden in your backyard. Essentials include a clear area, a bench or hammock, light, shade,fl...
by Interior Design Ideas on Nov 1, 2015

Build small garden in your home landscape

It has a large area around our homes is one of the advantages to be exploited. You can create multiple buildings or garden as a complement to the whole house. With the area is, of course, this can be...

Happenings November 2015

Selected Events Around the Country: Thru May 1, 2016, Landscape Architecture of Oehme van Sweden, Washington DC Exhibition, National Building Museum, 202-272-2448 Nov 2, "Before the Memorial," Bronx, NY 6:30PM Lecture, Landscape Architect Peter Walke...
by Garden Design Online on Oct 29, 2015


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