Posts Tagged ‘art’

Plant Whimsy

I always want the gardens I design to reflect the homeowners taste and personality. There are many ways to do this such as carrying through a key color from the interior decorating scheme or including signature art pieces in the landscape. However sometimes you can have fun with the plants themselves. This Under The Sea  garden…

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Finding Focus

I knew something was wrong; it was that little niggle in the back of my mind that prompted me to stop what I was doing and call Mum’s doctor. Sure enough Mum had just been admitted to hospital for the second time in a few weeks. That was late September and from that point on…

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Captivating Ideas from a Petite Garden

I wrote a post recently for my other blog Fine Foliage (co-authored with Christina Salwitz) called The Ones That Got Away. You see Christina and I are on the final countdown for our new book with Timber Press (due out 9/2016) and scrambling to get as many mouth watering ideas photographed and written up as possible, but…

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Focal Points; Garden Art + Foliage

Whether your style is whimsical, elegant, traditional or contemporary you can find a unique art piece for your garden that let’s your friends and family know that this is your garden. However it is the relationship between the art and the garden that really makes or breaks it. There has to be a reason for…

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Sticks and Stones

Sculptor Luke DeLatour of Stones and Steel knows a thing or two about rocks which is why we invited him to our Meet the Artist – Become the Artist event recently. He has created some beautiful sculptures from twisted ribbons of steel into which he incorporates hand selected river rocks and  pebbles – beautiful when…

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