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The meadow beside the goat pasture is billowing with goodies for pollinators in autumn.

Listen up, because autumn can just as many auditory delights as any season—if not more.

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It’s a toss-up: does Hydrangea paniculata ‘Quick Fire’ look best in summer with its pink-tinged sterile flowers or when brown in autumn?

In summer, brown is the disappointment. In autumn, brown is the reward. Suddenly, your garden is seen in sepia, translated into various shades of auburn highlighted by a cinnamon or cocoa accent dappling here and there.

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Combining architecture, both religious and secular, with artistically designed arrangements of tropical plants, Made Wijaya’s work both expanded the possibilities of the island’s garden design traditions and exported them to the world.

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Forty-five million petunias and geraniums in the desert. A mirage, a madness, a Garden of Eden, or a paradise?

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A crowded part of the city now has a place to see itself from a new vantage point, flowers to smell, and somewhere safe to walk. A garden.

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The newest botanical garden in Chile, Parque Explorador Quilapilún, is part of a 939-acre (380-hectare) conservation project, and was designed by Harvard-educated landscape architect Consuelo Bravo. Its three highlights are plant collections, hardscape design, and environmental remediation.

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The visual tension between this highly geometric “farmhouse” in upstate New York, which is open to the public on occasion for charity, and the plantings that flow around and beneath it is palpable and exciting.

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When two world-famous artists decide to turn their creative energies to sculpting an entire landscape, only amazement can result. Helen and Brice Marden decided to buy the Golden Rock Inn, a veritable piece of paradise on the Caribbean island of Nevis, and looked at the work of the world’s most prominent garden designers to help them realize their lush vision.

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“When you buy a piece of wall art, it creates ambiance and you can look at it when you come home. When you wear art, you take it with you everywhere you go, and it allows you to express yourself to the world.”

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DIY swiss cheese vine

by Timber Press on September 11, 2018

in Craft

The “Swiss cheese” holes always vary in size and location on the leaves, giving each leaf its own personality, and making this plant one of the hottest houseplants on the market. This DIY paper version gives you all the personality with none of the watering!

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