Regional Gardens

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Garland Farm in on Mt Desert Island near Bar Harbor, Maine, where Beatrix Farrand, a renowned landscape designer, lived and designed her last gardens. Maine...

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I am flat out with getting Issue #2 of Leaf Magazine out the door.  We are hoping to have it all done and ready for...

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This installation in Jaujac, France by french Artist gaëlle villedary, not only feeds my incessant yearning for French travel, but it also so beautifully illustrates...

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Whose ready to get back into a regualr schedule? ME!!  While I am not going to shut-up any time soon about Leaf Magazine (have you...

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It's Easter week and the kids are out of school.  Maybe I will try to keep with an Easter- Spring Event theme this week just...

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Cava wine bar in portsmouth new hampshire gets a green wall makeover
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Care to join me for a glass of wine? Isn't this just the perfect looking place to hang out all summer? Cava is just up...

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Sometimes of the most amazing gardens aren't around homes, or hotels, palaces or the like, but rather part of a shop.   In this case, an...

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perennial garden kingdom cottage vermont country garden tour
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While on vacation for the last couple weeks, I made a bit of a grand circle.  We traveled by car up to Quebec, Canada and...

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Nicole de Vésian is well known for her career in fashion at the House of Hermes, but in her not so retiring, retirement, she found...

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villandry by fundera gront
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As totally, epically, unachievable gardens go (at least by the common homeowner), Villandry in France might be one of the world's best.  Regardless of its...

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It's been a while since I have seen a hospitality project that grabs my attention like this one.  The Spanish design firm Designhouses, have recently...

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Clinging to the slopes of a typical neighborhood of Marseilles, this terrace of 25 square meters offers  was designed by Claire Delahaye of SlowGarden in...

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  Nearly a hundred years ago a Swedish born bean farmer named Axel Erlandson settled in California and in an effort to entertain his family...

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Irene's small holding in the south of France is fueling my inspiration to make my own six acres in Massachusetts the beautiful productive garden and...

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Green buildings and eco-conscious design is increasingly taking center stage in the design world. I find that many green designs take a less is more...

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  Wow,  what a weekend -- I spent the last 3 days in the beautiful white mountains of New Hampshire.  The leaves were so pretty...

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Carpet bedding at Waddeston manor by Oscar de La Renta
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In 2003 I designed a show garden for the Hampton Court Palace Flower show and this carpet bedding scheme was a huge influence on one...

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Bilbao, Spain, with its noteworthy architecture has been on my list of must see places for a while.  Now I have yet another reason for...

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Francophile tendencies are not beyond me.   I want a house in France (someday) and if I had three wishes, my first would be used to...

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Chelsea flower show 2009 best in show winner Ulf Nordjfell
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The medals were just announced at Chelsea and 'best in show' for Show gardens category was Ulf Nordjfell and his sponsor 'The Daily Telegraph'. A...

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Vinaros is a town on the Mediterranean coast midway between Barcelona and Valencia. The coast is a formation of coves and points made up of...

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