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The backbone of the four-season garden, conifers bring texture, form and color Conifers are not just for parking-lot medians and screening plantings anymore. From adorable miniature pines to feathery false cypresses and stately spruces, conifers come in all shapes, sizes, textures and colors.They are as at home in the mixed border as they are as specimen trees or indestructible ground covers.Whether you garden in Maine or the Mediterranean, there are dozens of tough and colorful conifers to...

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Order free advertiser information here These GARDEN DESIGN advertisers invite you to request additional information about their products and services.Tap into these essential resources today simply fill out and return the attached card to us, and we'll handle the rest for you. For faster service, fax toll-free to 888-847-6035 or visit Publisher of Flowers 2006 Poster Calendars by artist, Janine Moore, featuring floral and garden prints Sculpture that creates a focal point, enhancing nature's...

Best Of The Season

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Craig Bergmann,the designer responsible for some of the Chicago area's most inspiring landscapes, is bringing his artful aesthetic indoors by opening a boutique that sells garden-inspired ornament for the home. Opening in November just in time for holiday decorating and gift buying Craig Bergmann's Garden Shop in Wilmette is in an early-1900s Lord amp Burnham greenhouse attached to a former farmhouse, now the offices of Bergmann's landscape design firm. specialty plants including topiaries,...

Garden Ornaments

Potting Shed Ornaments

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Dirt

Potting Shed Design Ideas

Your own plants or, with permission, from other people's greenhouses and gardens. Here's a real kitchen-tested recipe that comes from frond lovers Shelley Dillard and Dianne Smith, who manage the Victorian fernery at The Morris Arboretum in Philadelphia. It's simple, nearly foolproof and uses everyday materials you may already have in your home, including cupcake liners. First a quick note about fern biology. Rather than seeds, these primitive plants propagate through dustlike spores that are...

The Socialite Gardener

From left to right Wrought-iron herons 148 each, from Shop in the Garden at New York Botanical Garden 718-817-8073 www. nybgshop inthegarden.org. Waterette 926 from Janus et Cie 800-245-2687 www.janusetcie.com. Veranda Stripe outdoor fabric 58 a yard from Sina Pearson Textiles 212-366-1146 www.sinapearson.com. Small Gothic wire trellis 555 from Marston amp Langinger 212-9650434 www.marston-and-langinger. com. Winter Seasons plaque 350 from Haddonstone 856-931-7011 www.haddonstone.com....

From The Publisher Of Garden Design

Garden Design

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Dressed For The Holidays

Potting Shed Mexican Colors

Although old standards like paperwhites and red amaryllis show no sign of losing their charm, this year take a new approach with a simple ikebana arrangement in holiday colors, bringing fresh elegance to the table. Ikebana the Japanese art of flower arranging takes years of training, but there are many simple techniques that one can easily master, says Keiko Kubo. Her March 2006 book Keiko's Ikebana Tuttle Publishing, 24.95 offers an introduction to this international art that is both practical...

Hartley Botanic

A Hartley Greenhouse is the natural choice of professional, land owners and enthusiasts. It Creates an environment where the Victorian vision of utilizing diverse and unpredictable climates to the fullest and glorifying our homes and gardens is most fully realized. Our name has remained synonymous with enduring style and excellence for over 60 years, and is uniquely recognized by one of the most respected and prestigious authorities, The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.

World Class Design

Designing Backyard Fruit Orchard

After working in Hong Kong and Singapore for several years, American-born Bill Bensley settled in Bangkok in 1989 and established a business on his own as a landscape architect. Since then he has become one of the preeminent garden designers mostly for resort hotels not only in Thailand, but also throughout Southeast Asia, Europe and North America. Bensley's own garden, shown on these pages, is a continual work in progress where he experiments with plants and explores the creative possibilities...

Ovative Minds In Garden Design

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On the face of it, he's a most unlikely mentor for this generation of self-consciously American gardeners. But ask the leaders of the new, distinctively native style that has grown up on this side of the Atlantic over the past few decades and a disproportionate share talk of their debt to Englishman Christopher Lloyd. The truth is that Christo, as he is known to an astonishingly broad circle of horticultural admirers and friends, has made a long and distinguished career of confounding...

Mammillaria Luethyi

Mammillaria Luethyi

Sometimes we don't love or even like a plant at first, but our feelings change as we learn about it or as it struts its stuff. I acquired this specimen a few years ago from a friend who had second thoughts about it. I was happy to add the speckled lump on a spiny stick to my collection, but it didn't immediately displace anything from my Top 10 list. A few visits to cactus-related Web sites made me realize I had something very choice, and when Lumpstick dramatically took center stage this...

The Dirt Gardener

Marston Langinger

Taylor Bowlderole 175 from MacKenzie-Childs 888-665-1999 www.mackenzie-childs.com. Daffodil, hyacinth and tulip bulbs from Old House Gardens 734-995-1486 www.oldhouse gardens.com. Tile-pattern bird-house 225 from Architectural Editions 910-295-2717 www. architecturaleditions.com. Tools 24 each from Shop in the Garden at The New York Botanical Garden 718-817-8073 www.nybgshopinthe garden.org. Heirloom seeds 1.75 to 5 per packet from D. Landreth Seed Company 800654-2407 www.landrethseeds.com....

Designing By Nature

Oehme Van Sweden Piet Oudolf

At the forefront of the New Perennials movement, Dutchman Piet Oudolf talks of evoking the mood of wild landscapes. But, while natural-looking, his work is highly designed and based on a painstaking selection of plants BY TIM RICHARDSON PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARIANNE MAJERUS amp JERRY HARPUR This page Scampston Hall walled garden in North Yorkshire, one of Oudolf's projects in the U.K., where he has legions of admirers. Above The fountain pool at the center of the Perennial Meadow is echoed by a large...