I’ll make this post a simple one. I’ve known Pearl Fryar for a very long time and there’s going to come a day when he is unable to take care of this magnificent garden and we need to make sure his vision stay’s alive. “I like to let people see what they want to in […]Read More Donate to The Pearl Fryar Garden
Apparently South Carolina(and me) are all abuzz, because Chris Williams found a rock in a box. Not any ordinary rock but a rock that looks like South Carolina. You know I had one of these once, hell I turned it into a table, mine was/is bigger than his, anyway . . . Apparently Williams was […]Read More An Appreciation of Stone(49)
Every so often I have been fortunate enough to meet the man whose work I have come to respect and study. In this field of Landscape Design this had/has happened to me several times. Robert Marvin was one of those people. Mr. Marvin died in 2001 after getting along to the age of age 81, […]Read More Robert Marvin
That means the take home is around $170 million dollars in tonights MegaMillions drawing. Congratulations you’ve won! You now have to build a Botanical Garden somewhere in the World. Where would you build it? What kind of Garden would it be? Who would you hire to help build your dream? [How about a Taj Mahal? […]Read More $370 Million Dollars
This pergola was designed to guide visitors down a small, simple, straight walkway around to a small hidden seating area, and utility space. It was important that the pergola create some visual interest from afar because it sat at the end of a driveway. What I would like to point out about this pergola is […]Read More Walkway Pergola
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 […]Read More More on the Sandstone Bench
posted; 07/22/06 [Moving a small one] I posted about this project on Wednesday the 19th, and mentioned something about putting more photos online-well then go here if you have some time to kill. There are images for the drawings I completed for the proposal and many shots of the job in action, including a traffic […]Read More Ascension, more Images.
posted; 07/19/06 I have just put up what I am going to call a “project page” on my website. It concerns this sculptural piece that I named Ascension It is on a hillside going into a large city in South Carolina, and I had hoped it would look like whitewater tumbling off the hillside. In […]Read More Trac-hoes, 100 Ton Cranes, and VERY Large Boulders.
posted; 06/30/06 Here’s a few shots thrown together of a few projects that I had put together with some sandstone. The bench in the upper-right is a sandstone called Tennessee Web-wall. I guess the locals have named it as such because the striking rings of mineral elements in the sandstone look like webbing. I’ve not […]Read More Sandstone Slabs
posted; 05/00/06 This was the drawing I had to show the City Council to receive final approval to work the project. See previous post. This was back when most of my concept drawings were completed in black and white. I would still prefer to do them all this way, but the client likes looking at […]Read More Ascension, from the Concept Drawing