Modern Masters

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I have been reading with fascination this morning about Pearl Fryar, a South Carolinian gardener and artist who created an amazing garden. When he moved...

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Have you seen this video? I have now watched it and a couple others in the same vein about 50 times as I am preparing...

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Patrick Dougherty's stick structures are captivating landscape art created from basic building materials (sticks). I learned about Patrick when I posted about Where the Wild...

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1. Getty Garden, 2. Garden, Paul Getty Museum, LA, 3. Getty Garden, 4. Getty gardens I am making plans for a trip to LA and...

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My Daughter's Birthday is next week, so she is on the look out for birthday packages arriving in the mail.  So when an unexpected packet...

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I have to share this treehouse with you....before it is gone.  Yes, the owner is sadly being forced to tear it down. Sprout mentioned this...

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image of Ill Bell Cairn by Roantrum Yesterday I received an email from a woman at Raytheon inquiring about mini cairns to be used at...

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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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Materials are really what you make of them and in an artist's or masters hands the most simple and mundane can become truly extraordinary.  I...

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What is is with men who can design beautiful interesting and inspiring gardens?....first it was Diarmuid Gavin...then James Wong... and now Brendan Moar.  Brendan Moar...

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jeff shelton architect via wwwl.pithandvigor.com
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Let me introduce you to Jeff Shelton.  He is one of those modern day architects that is creating buildings and places that will be treasured...

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It's Friday and I am headed to Maine for a long weekend (so no posts) - but I am planning (weather permitting) to attend the...

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little and lewis garden ornament
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The Art of George Little and David Lewis is beautiful and apparently worthy of of a book featuring their their studio and garden. While I...

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I am always interested to learn of a new (at least to me) landscape designer that creates unique and magical gardens. I was reading Chis...

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It is not often that you get to actually meet and chat with people you admire and then find them worthy of the pedestal you...

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I am so excited to find some great videos about some of them most amazing gardens and gardeners in the world. The series has 13...

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jeffery bale mosiac path via www.pithandvigor.com
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Pebble Mosaics are garden art that like shell mosaics, celebrate natural materials that may be locally available.  I love the idea making a garden 'carpet'...

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Do you know much about Shell House history?  I don't and I wish I did.  I have seen a few here and there, mostly in...

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How I did not know of this place before now, shames me.   I have been to CA so many times, but never to wine country,...

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Bruce Munro does amazing things with lights.  Consider this, his current exhibition at the Eden Project in Cornwall, UK covers an area of 60 x...

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One of my personal design mantras is 'go big' and 'design like you mean it' - I mean really, don't be wimpy. Brian Mackin means...

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