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Learn the Art of Planting Design using the Plants You Love this July

Learn the Art of Planting Design using the Plants You Love this July

Posted on Jun 25, 2020 | 0 comments

“The Art of Planting Design, Designing with the Plants You Love” will be explored on three virtual Wednesdays, July 15, 22, 29 (10am-2pm) with a site visit on Thursday, July 16. In this four-session tutorial course Maria von Brincken, landscape designer, will teach you the art of lay-out, plant combinations using color, and creating waves of bloom.

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Pause, Savor & Breathe with Long Exhales–Garden Bathing

Pause, Savor & Breathe with Long Exhales–Garden Bathing

Posted on Mar 18, 2020 | 0 comments

Consider a new take on “Forest bathing”. “Forest bathing is taking time to unwind and connect with nature to improve your health. Simply put: Forest bathing is retreating to nature to immerse in the forest atmosphere. The practice originated in Japan in the late 1980’s and was coined by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and...

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Lighting Our Way

Lighting Our Way

Posted on Mar 3, 2020 | 0 comments

March roars in like a lion  and leaves like a lamb.  Prickly pear hail storms batter us. While the next day, gentle sun caresses our skin. One moment black clouds, while another cerulean skies give way to contented sighs. Meteorological spring has sprung. Daffodil stems from grocery stores now cheer up our counters and tables. We look forward to bright...

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What’s Beauty Anyway?

What’s Beauty Anyway?

Posted on Nov 16, 2019 | 0 comments

To some, it’s a well organized sock drawer, or the roll of a perfect putt, or the gurgle of a remote canyon stream.  Or a garden. To me, its not “either–or,  but “and”. Our home landscape and gardens have to potential to offer a place of retreat, play, welcome, and beauty. A designed landscape and its gardens could be a...

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Charming Patio Makeover Seats 10!

Charming Patio Makeover Seats 10!

Posted on Nov 13, 2019 | 0 comments

Back yard makeover transforms this back patio from ugly to Charming, Beautiful, and Functional. Before: Nasty steep slope with miscellaneous plants to old ugly back patio. After:  the newly installed landscape design transforms the back patio area. The back patio makeover includes wide easy to use granite steps and landings that lead to the new enlarged...

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