Monthly Archives: July 2012

Garden Color Inspiration: Black

A few years ago, when Paul Bonine’s book Black Plants was released everyone went gaga over the drama of black foliage and flowers, it’s taken a while for everything else to catch up. Black Plants Black has long been part of … Read more

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Garden Designers Roundtable: Art or Garden?

I suspect that most people think about art in the garden as a well placed sculpture or even a beautifully designed border, but what happens when artists and designers create a garden as art from the get go?  Do we … Read more

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Contemporary Containers in an Old City

Off I went with a friend last week to points north. The midpoint stop of our journey was Quebec City.  Surrounded by stone ramparts with arched entry gates, the old city there is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and dates … Read more

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