Monthly Archives: June 2012

Garden Design- late June

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Gertrude Jekyll- (rhymes with treacle) liked to think of her gardens as ‘making pictures.’ Trained in the visual arts and part of the arts and craft movement in England, she viewed garden design as a disciplined visual language.  When I … Continue reading

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Stone Works

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My house is built into a slope and I have very few flat areas in the garden. I recently designed, and at this very moment I am having built, a patio at the back of our house just off the … Continue reading

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Chartreuse Foliage

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What I have noticed this week in the garden is how I have unconsciously been planting chartreuse or yellow foliage plants dotted around the garden. My eye jumps from one glowing area to the next. There are many beautiful annuals, … Continue reading

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