Monthly Archives: March 2013

New: Blogroll

Rooting for Ideas is a blog primarily about garden design and the investigation of ideas that come from garden literature.  I recently added a Blogroll to my homepage located on the right side with a list of some of my … Continue reading

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The Pond Walk- before and after shots

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Near the house and out buildings I tend to make enclosed spaces I refer to as ‘rooms’ . The outside rooms are, I hope, a gentle transition from the rooms inside the house, to places that are outside but still … Continue reading

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Big Leaf Room

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I have been laying out garden rooms and seasonal areas in my garden for twelve years now, but it has always been something developed organically rather than being randomly imposed. For example, when we removed a modern garage that was … Continue reading

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The Entry Room- chartreuse and white garden

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After the renovation of my house I designed what I call the ‘entry way room’ that leads to, and partially surrounds an area by the front door. The palette of this room is chartreuse and white. I planted several ‘variegated … Continue reading

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