Category Archives: Stonework

Fieldstone Path Planted with Woolly Thyme

Around the 1870’s bluestone quarries were booming in the Catskills providing large cut slabs of slate for the sidewalks in New York, Washington DC, Boston, Toronto and many towns and cities in the northeast. My wife and I were waiting … Continue reading

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Bluestone Patio and Walkway- before and after

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I have had more repining on Pinterest of my blue stone terrace than any other photo I have posted. I know how much people like ‘before and after shots’- I like them too – so I thought I would show … Continue reading

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Hortus Conclusus: The “Enclosed Garden”

 “As a flower grows concealed in an enclosed garden, unknown to the cattle, bruised by no plough, which the breezes caress, the sun makes strong, and the rain brings out; many boys and many girls long for it.” Gaius Valerius … 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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