Some sights from my half day walk through David Hochstetler’s layout a few days ago. New sandstone, old sandstone. Rescued sandstone curbing and walkways. Gate post galore. Great old troughs, and more. Creative Touch Landscape Supply is located on Kidron rd. Just north of Kidron, Ohio. Or just south of Ohio SR30. If you stop… Continue reading Walking through a Stoneyard
Cheap granite is “downright embarrassing” to Dublin – An Taisce Hey, let’s face it, the world is going to hell-in-a-handbasket. When the city if Dublin, Ireland has to import paving granite from China to fix/repair/replace walkways in downtown Dublin it’s absolutely crazy. It’s crazy!!! Isn’t there any suitable granite in Ireland? All the way from… Continue reading Dublin imports “cheap” Chinese granite
This is how I . . . Build a Stream
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… Continue reading An Appreciation of Stone(49)
I spent yesterday with the ladies(and a few guys) of the Design Network in Cleveland, Ohio. Why? you ask. To talk about one of my favorite subjects; stone . . . and the use of stone in the landscape. Almost 5 hours on all types of ways to look at, use, study, design, dream, etc.… Continue reading Workshop with the Design Network
This is from Live Writer. A editing program that has come highly recommended to me. Let’s see what new stuff I can do with these images. Down in South East Ohio in Barnesville. Right on the main drag.
Sticky: 08/23/10 update: In the Works We will be at the CENTS Show again in 2011, definitely doing the 1 day Stone Workshop on Sunday. I am not sure about lectures or other workshops, but I have to make decisions fairly quickly. We have several ideas for dry-stack stone Workshops and I am working on… Continue reading WCI Workshops
Okay Landscape Designers here is somewhere you need to get to and learn about . . . toot sweet! I would think every LD who is in the profession long enough starts to do work where there is garden restoration involved, historical significance involved, or the need to bring in traditional building craftsmen. Go here,… Continue reading PTN: Preservation Trades Network