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Yourself Tropical Landscaping

To enter For the Golden Trowel Awards open to amateurs and professional landscape designers and contractors , please fill out the form below and return it, along with your completed entry, by June 1,2006 to Garden Design, attention Golden Trowel, 460 N. Orlando Ave., Suite 200,Win-ter Park, FL 32789.Your entry should include the following Your story Send us a written account. Include your inspiration, the planning and what you started with, the planting, the achievements and the setbacks of...

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Niki In Atlanta

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Above Nana on a Dolphin, 1998, and Guardian Lion, 2000 two of the works by Niki de Saint Phalle on display. To walk through the Atlanta Botanical Garden this spring is to enter a dreamscape peopled with oversize animals, eerie totems and zaftig dancing women.Welcome to the fanciful world of noted French artist Niki de Saint Phalle, whom ABG director Mary Pat Matheson calls one of the most significant female artists of the 20th century. Niki in the Garden is one of the most extensive exhibitions...

Patio Perfect

Tropical Patio Gardens

As more people choose to live intown-houses and apartments, their gardens are shrinking, often to the size of patios or bal-conies.What can gardeners do to overcome the space crunch Grow up. That was the impetus for me to develop dwarf, bushy new varieties of one of my favorite plants clematis.These patio clematis as they've been dubbed, can be planted in containers among flowering annuals, provide columns of color to define an outdoor room or enhance the view from a deck. And the multistemmed...

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Tropical Outdoor Spaces

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Tropical Furnishings

Furniture that is designed to provide comfort and relaxation, enhancing the ambiance of your patio. A manufacturer of fine garden furnishings and fireside accessories, which was founded on the principle of truly classic design. The World's finest shutters, custom built from premium Western Red Cedar. Request our free catalog today. Classic and contemporary styled teak and woven furniture, for indoor or outdoor use. Our leisure furniture is meticulously designed for comfort, superbly crafted for...

Benners Deer Fencing

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Solving the deer problem for thousands from coast to coast since 1992 www.BennersGardens.com i-800-big-deer 201 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA 19428 head arbor are nice prune them hard annually so they never overwhelm the trellis and admit plenty of light in winter. Speaking of food, a little kitchen patch out back is an authentic French touch. Think about growing zucchini, tomatoes, beans and peppers in summer, fava beans and artichokes in winter and spring, and salad crops nearly year...

Tropical Garden Spaces

Tropical Garden Design

One-year subscription 7 issues for only I 1.97 GARDEN DESIGN takes you behind the scenes of great gardens with glorious photographs of extraordinary outdoor settings. In every issue, you get tips for creating outdoor spaces you want to live in, plus advice for growing the hottest new plants. Opposite There was plenty of space on the greenhouse patio to stage a sizable focal point, but rather than a mixed container, Jacquelyn Nooney used a single, strong conifer with variegated ivy spilling...

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Italian Landscaping Ideas

Fine Italian Terra Cotta Frost Proof and 6 feet across the base.This is a more compact cultivar of the southern magnolia Magnolia grandiflora . For something slightly smaller, consider Osmanthusfragrans sweet olive .You could prune it into an evergreen cone or pyramid about 6 feet tall that would cover itself in very small, deliciously scented flowers in winter and spring. QQ What should I know before starting a roof garden - rich broussart, newyork, ny A Actually, you need to know a lot since...

Symbol In Stone

Trowel Stone Design

The standing stone is actually a piece of petrified wood. Chosen for its shape and stature, it was placed at a tight, sloping turn on the path to suggest the obstacles encountered in life. The atmosphere of the garden is reinforced by a subtle separation from the rest of the property.The slope and a grouping of 'Green Gem' boxwoods offer solitude. Nature is a labyrinth in which the very haste you move with will make you lose your way FRAN CIS BACON Amongst the distributors of our Architectural...

Circle Of Friends

Landscaping With Italian Cypress

Animals are an essential part of our happiness on this planet. By including an animal from each of the 7 continents, I've represented the entire world and our need for interaction and cooperation. Just as in my human version, Circle of Peace, Circle of Friends represents respect for each other's uniqueness. Combined with understanding, any gap or indifferences can be bridged. The circle represents the world coming together, paws clasped in friendship and unity. This sculpture is not just...

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Japanese Garden

Big Daddy Hydrangea is incredible Giant 12-14 flower heads against a backdrop of handsome foliage. He's a big hit in your flower beds and borders, blooming Early Summer through Fall with blue flowers in acidic soil and i - v lt T - t , w . . If He Got Any Bigger, You Wouldn't Believe It Big Daddy Hydrangea is incredible Giant 12-14 flower heads against a backdrop of handsome foliage. He's a big hit in your flower beds and borders, blooming Early Summer through Fall with...

Prairie Tropical

Miniature Eames Collectors Chair

The most stylish gardens always seem to be exotic paradises thriving in coastal climates . To a Midwestern prairie gardener, used to stifling summers and blood-stilling winters, such lush displays are an unfair tease. Fret not, flatlanders, because in a place not far from St. Louis dreams of a backyard jungle can be fulfilled, if only for a few months. Cottage Garden, in small-town Piasa pronounced PIE-a-saw , Illinois, is run by a self-professed plantaholic who feels your pain. Chris Kelley...

The Inventor Of The Automatic Pool Cover

Gardening Ideas

Al fresco tabletop with ideas inspired by the fruits of the sea and the garden Designer Dan Zelen, top, decorated a tabletop for an outdoor party as if he were designing a small seaside garden with plants and objects from the sea. Designer Dan Zelen, top, decorated a tabletop for an outdoor party as if he were designing a small seaside garden with plants and objects from the sea. When entertaining outdoors, bring the outdoors to the table, says Dan Zelen, a multitasking designer whose Los...

Garden For Quail And Casual Entertaining

Penny Covered Table Top

Grown fromthe ground upto encourage a habitat for nativewildlife, Penny Bianchi's Montecito garden, flush with gates made from willow, roses, olive trees and thickets of vines, holds all the resonance of a carefree cottage garden in the Proven al countryside. An interior designer with a penchant for creating the enchanted mise-en-scene, Penny formed the vision for her garden soon after she and her husband purchased their property nine years ago. While exploring a neighboring 45-acre nature...

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Contemporary Water Features Outdoor

MACROPHYLLA 'MAR CHAL FOCH' Though less cold-hardy than many macrophyllas, the profusion of saturated rose-pink mopheads of 'Mar chal Foch' makes it a favorite as an indoor plant in cooler regions. 2 H. QUERCIFOLIA 'SNOWFLAKE' Handsome oaklike foliage and attractively peeling silvery brown bark are reasons enough to plant any quercifolia, but this selection also features foot-long, pyramidal, drooping heads of sterile flowers that look like stacked stars. Expect it to reach 8 feet tall...

Sifnt Auction

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2006 ASLA rmual Meeting Minneapolis, Minnesota October 6-9,2006 To date, over 40 artists have donated works including landscape photographer Victoria Cooper. Her auction contribution, Greywacke pictured here , is also featured in the forthcoming exhibition Altered Landscapes Central and Rock Creek Parks May 5 - July 28 AIA Headquarters Gallery Washington, DC The Cultural Landscape Foundation TCLF is pleased to announce its second annual silent auction of sketches, paintings, watercolors, and...

Hillside Of Olives And Outdoor Rooms

Seaside Garden Designs

The three gardens that surround Greg and Barbara Siemon's hillside villa give a virtuoso performance that explores the range and spirit of Montecito's climate and all the major themes of the Mediterranean planting palette. At the end of a long drive, an ancient orchid cactus presides on a limestone bench. Just beyond, a gate opens to a stone-floored foyer and a stone wraparound seating area.There, beneath the wide branches of a native California oak, a banco offers a view of a full house of...

Path to Enlightenment

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Pathways that twist and turn represent life's journey. A circular labyrinth, combined with a Native American medicine wheel, suggests different directions in life. Flowing water represents ever-present, continuous change a still pool allows reflection. This garden near Detroit, created by designer JeffreyWhite of Detroit-based Agua-Fina Gardens amp Imports, reflects the owner's interest in different spiritual beliefs, including those of Native Americans. The space, roughly 4,000 square feet,...