Category Archives: Garden Design

Snow Gum Eucalyptus | An Australian Native Tree for the Garden

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A Simple Sensory Garden

It has been a dream of mine for many years now as a garden designer to be commissioned to create a large scale sensory garden for a facility such as a hospital, mall, school, senior citizen centers or treatment center. … Continue reading

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Accessible Gardens | Designing a Garden for People with Disabilities and Physical Limitations

The National Gardening Survey reveals that three-quarters of Americans garden in one form or another. But only 36 percent of people with disabilities engage in any leisure physical activity, including gardening and walking outdoors, according to a report by the … Continue reading

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Garden Design Magazine Is Returning (Bigger and Better)

Garden Design, the beloved cutting-edge bimonthly magazine that ceased publication last year, plans to start the presses again.

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Photo of the Week | A Garden Arbor and Lush Plantings

 

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Refresh Your Garden Design | A Quick Q&A with Rebecca Sweet (Plus, Photos)

Rebecca Sweet, the Northern California garden designer known for her ability to creatively transform ordinary outdoor spaces into balanced, living works of art, released a new book last month. And, as expected, it’s as useful as she is talented. In … Continue reading

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Meet | Leslie Bennett, Co-Author of The Beautiful Edible Garden

Editor Shannon Roxborough chats with Leslie Bennett, half of the creative team behind Star Apple Edible + Fine Gardening, a firm that is beautifying one food garden at a time, about their book, where it all started and edible landscapes … Continue reading

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