State of my Garden

So it’s the beginning of April and since the question comes up a lot-about what my garden looks like I thought I’d catch everyone up on what’s been happening in the yard. The shed that I said I was going to get to, well I haven’t. Someday I am going to start my next hobby… Continue reading State of my Garden

Design Principles (08)

In several previous post I went through the very elemental beginnings of my take on Landscape Design Principles. The last was how I looked at design when considering motion, and the two parts of motion; static and dynamic. Now let me turn my attention to the most discussed of all landscape design principles . . … Continue reading Design Principles (08)

Pearl Fryar on HGTV Tonite

There is a 1-hour documentary on the man considered the finest Topiarist in North America. Those “in-the-know” types all agree that Pearl is the man when it comes to topiary. There’s always going to be obstacles. The thing you do is don’t let those obstacles determine where you go.  –Pear Fryar I have seen this… Continue reading Pearl Fryar on HGTV Tonite

Dumbarton Oaks Symposium in May

May 8th and 9th Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, DC is hosting their Spring symposium entitled: The Interlacing of Words and Things in Gardens and Landscapes: Beyond Nature and Culture There is a lot of talk in the opening description about how this idea of nature an culture have been discussed by a lot of different… Continue reading Dumbarton Oaks Symposium in May