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Tara Dillard: Garden & Home
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An Interior Design Trick To Use In Your Garden Design
Garden Designs are Interior Designs.  I cannot do a Garden Design without seeing a home's interiors.  Table & chest & mantle surfaces dictate, happily, how I will design particular spaces in a client's garden.  Obviously, more in a home inform a good Garden...
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Interesting New Garden Design for Mid-Century Ranch Homes
Furniture in the garden has always intrigued me, since becoming aware of furniture in the garden as 'a thing' watching an episode of Miss Marple on PBS in my early 20's.  Furniture set upon the lawn for tea?  Really?  Move it there?  Move it away? Never mea...
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How to Make Your Landscape MORE YOU
What is the first rule of Garden Design?  Excellent question, knowing rules are not for me.  Excepting, when rules make me, MORE me.  Same template for the well-heeded mantra, Less-Is-More, yet occasionally that mantra best completed with, More-Is-Less.  Pe...
How to Make Your Landscape MORE YOU
How to Make Your Landscape MORE YOU
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Auricula Theatre: Small Scale
Gardening?  Which sort are you?  Me?  Fun, little care, gorgeous, you-must-come-to-lunch-in-my-conservatory, fragrant, a proscenium for life, of the ages perfections, etc.  Demand much?  No?  You should.  . Primula Auricula Theatre, below. Pic, above, here ...
Auricula Theatre: Small Scale
Auricula Theatre: Small Scale
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Pruning: When Formal IS Naturalistic
This is the pruning era, below, capturing my heart, and centuries of other hearts too.  Ironically, decades passed before understanding this type of pruning.  Pic, above, here . . Pruning styles, above/below, polar opposites, formal/naturalistic, yet both h...
Pruning: When Formal IS Naturalistic
Pruning: When Formal IS Naturalistic
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Questions You Ask: Are They The Right Ones?
What type of landscape is best for you?  What type of landscape are you best for?  What type of landscape do you need?  What type of landscape do you want?  What type of landscape do you have?  What kind of landscape do you have time for?  What type of land...
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Why Table Top Plants Have Centuries of Fans
Hurricane Michael came for us, middle rural Georgia, yesterday/last night. Pic, above, here . . Hurricane Irma, not long ago, took half our roof, and tons of branches crashed to the ground.   Pic, above, here . . Getting generator placed/ready, check.  Fron...
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Is Your Landscape Who You Are Now?
Can you come to lunch this weekend?  We can eat at the Tea Olive Terrace, or if the weather is cold/wet, we can eat in the conservatory with a fire.  . To get this life, true questions, above, I was mentored by the best, studied for a 2nd college degree, ho...
Is Your Landscape Who You Are Now?
Is Your Landscape Who You Are Now?
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3 Ways to Stage Your Table
Garden where you're at.  Be who you are.  Fake it till you make it.  Good enough, will stop at that trinity.  Already know not to force a solution.  . Three years after moving into our ca. 1900 home on 5 acres we're still doing Daniel Boone gardening.  What...
3 Ways to Stage Your Table
3 Ways to Stage Your Table
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A Backward Method of Design for Your Backyard Dining Table
Nothing in your backyard?  Want a pretty backyard?  Begin backwards.  Install function first, do not consider overall form, nor a single plant.  Seriously, this is a zero plant Garden Design first round. . Consider this your backward backyard Garden Design ...
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