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hospitatlity and hotel garden - 6 ways that hotels can green their landscapes
11 08 2008| Trends

As I look around there is an ever increasing wealth of information on how to be more carbon neutral, sustainable and generally more responsible to the earth. There is a lot to sort through and not every idea is universally applicable. Thinking about sites that have specific uses and unique...

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aluminum bamboo planter from inner gardens
05 08 2008| Accessories, Design, Regency

It is so rare that garden containers make me take the little gasp of air that implies my immediate recognition of something special. Inner Gardens has a beautiful collection of antiques and a visit to their website is always inspiring but when I saw this planter I immediately imagined the...

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mandarin oriental hyde park terrace garden

The Mandarin Oriental in London recently opened the ‘Park Terrace’ offering open air dining in a chic English garden setting. By all accounts it is well received in an ongoing trend to reinforce a sense of place and help guests connect with it. The hotel says it has worked closely...

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27 07 2008| Accessories, Plants, Trends

Trend #6 -Brown exudes luxury Brown as a feature in the landscape? Doesn’t that have a negative connotation (dead leaves, brown field, bare dirt)?  No! I love that this is a trend, because it allows me to celebrate one of my all time favorite plants. ….Carex ‘Comans Bronze’… Yes I...

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2008 garden design color trends - green in all variations
23 07 2008| Art, Garden Travel, Trends

Trend # 5 – Green in all variations Green, of course green, it is the word of the moment; it exudes an air of health, beauty and serenity. I love this picture of a green garden posted by Rudy Garon at his website Antigua daily photo I grew up in...

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grey and shiny - color trend 2008 - chrysocephalum apiculatum
19 07 2008| Accessories, Plants, Trends

Zara inspired me to take a look around and see what we could offer in the spirit of the 2008 color trends. Here are some ideas for color trends in 2008. Trend # 1 – Pinks – Especially yellow pinks and raspberry pink.   Plants with the right colors tones.  Astilbe taquetii...

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