Down to less than 5 or so more post to move over here. Plus some link material, and a look at how categories work here vs, where I’ve been. I see there have been a few visitors drop in before the actual grand-opening. Feel free to look around and if you have any questions e-mail […]Read More Migration continues (2)
” It’s a good thing I had a bag of marijuana. If I had a bag of spinach, I’d be dead by now.” –Willie NelsonRead More Willie Nelson, on “Produce”
. I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man. ~Henry David Thoreau Filthy water cannot be washed. ~African Proverb “Throughout the history of literature, the guy who poisons the well has been the worst of all villains…” -ANON “Water is a very good servant, but it is a cruel master.” C.G.D. […]Read More “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.”
posted, 12/00/06 Is that what I think it is? A fire-pit in the living room . . . Okay I know I an no longer hip for 2 reasons; #1. I don’t live on the East Coast, preferably New York, and #2. I just turned 50. But a fire-pit in the living room, something rather […]Read More My eyes are deceiving me . . . I think.
posted, 12/15/06 Arborculture is the art and practice of doing unusual things with trees to create living works of art. There are even practitioners who grow trees to only cut them down and create furniture. The photo on the right is a living sculpture by the father of the movement Axel Erlandson. The 6 Sycamores […]Read More The Art of Arborculture
posted, 12/14/06 A couple of sites worth a visit: ***A blog for a landscape company in Santa Cruz, Ca. One of the few blogs I’ve seen at a landscape website. They are using this blog to promo their work and it looks much better than the typical static landscape website. Kudos to Silver Tree Designs. […]Read More A few interesting sites
I just ran across this interview in Metropolismag.com. I was hoping to read a good in-depth, insightful interview. Let’s just say I was disappointed. it comes across a one of those 20 pop questions type of interviews. Not quite what’s your favorite color, instead we get . . . bookmarks? Bookmarks? Martha doesn’t have any […]Read More Martha Schwartz interview
posted, 12/00/06 Local children working to make their village a better place to live: A denuded hillside in Central America: If you have any interest working/supporting an organization the does reforestation work let me suggest Trees for the Future. I met Dave Deppner several years ago and immediately liked the man. he is honest, sincere, […]Read More Trees for the Future
posted, 12/00/06 The steps from a wider angle: On 12/7 I posted a close-up of the stone steps, showing some of the detail. I was after a look of strong yet informal steps that led out on to the lawn. These steps are the only way to get from the parking court and upper terrace […]Read More Sandstone Thoughts, continued
“Without discipline, there’s no life at all.” –Katherine Hepburn These steps were installed in 1989, and photo was taken in 2005.Read More Sandstone Thoughts
posted, 12/06/06 How could you not like an post about the use and love of stone. George has written a nice piece about stone, moving stone, and how stone works in his garden. What I especially liked was his mention of The Forgotten Art of Building a Stone Wall by Curtis Fields. If my memory […]Read More The Vermont Gardener, a man who loves stone.
posted, 12/06/06 Brigham Young University has a page that touts their degree in Landscape Management. A snippet from their web page: This can be found in a life-long and rewarding career as a landscape management major within the college of Biology and Agriculture. Landscape management, a relatively new program at Brigham Young University, is highly […]Read More BYU Landscape Management
posted, 12/04/06 This continues the story from Sundays post on The Appreciation of Stone. I’ve been asked a few questions and will attempt to answer them here: The stone and brick are not the same depth. The stone was placed 1st and the pavers were poured around the stone. The stone is a waste product […]Read More Stone and Paver Walkway, Answers to Questions
posted, 12/03/06Read More An Appreciation of Stone (19)
posted, 12/01/06 Spaz in the wheelbarrow We have a low spot in a bed where the water will lay for; up to, 24 hours. The soil is clay, and it’s a nasty area. I was able to do some mounding in the middle and back part of the bed to raise those areas, however we […]Read More Yes, it’s about Landscape Design . . . but . . .