Adding a tree to your landscape doesn't necessarily have to mean planting a skyscraper that towers over everything. There are a vast variety of small trees that can make a big difference by adding color, texture, and height to the existing layout. Here are a few of our favorites:
Stewartia … Read More
Michael Van Valkenburgh is an American landscape architect who has had the pleasure of working on a variety of projects across the globe. His designs include everything from public parks to private gardens, all influenced by his upbringing in an agricultural setting on a dairy farm. He … Read More
What is a perennial?
A perennial is a plant that lasts through many growing seasons. Usually the top of the plant dies off in the winter, but the strong root system allows it to come back in the spring.
Black Eyed Susan
- Plant in full sun
- Grows 12"-39" tall
- … Read More
This brutal cold spell that we have been going through may make you feel like staying inside next to a fire, with a blanket and some hot tea. You're not the only one who is suffering - February is the month that most 'winter burn', or desiccation, … Read More
Buying flowers for your significant other on Valentine's Day is a much more intricate process than most people realize. The type and color of flowers you choose can send a certain message to the receiver and indicate your true thoughts about the relationship. But have no fear - us … Read More
By Botteville (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
"The landscape as a stage set for human drama
-- the choreography of serendipity --
is at the core of what Mr. Halprin, the tribal elder of American
landscape architecture, has been creating for more than 50 years."
- Patricia Leigh Brown "For … Read More
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It is always a source of abundant inspiration to contemplate the greatness of the designers that have come before us. Let's take a look at Dan Kiley and his contribution to the field of design.
Dan Kiley … Read More