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… Continue reading 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.
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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading Stone and Paver Walkway, Answers to Questions
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… Continue reading Yes, it’s about Landscape Design . . . but . . .
posted, 11/29/06 On 11/21/06 I posted a short blurb about books for the laymen in reference to a short list of books for (what I consider) folks who want to design/garden their property. So I was using laymen as a term for someone who is interested in horticulture/gardening but in no way, shape or form… Continue reading Whats in a Word?
posted, 11/27/06 From the yard, a look before final facing Comments, e-mails, even a phone call. Thought I would show a few more shots of this rather large bench. You can see part of the walkway, a combination of pavers, sandstone slabs, and wood for the bridge. A look from top of walkway: This is… Continue reading More on the Sandstone Bench