Garden Designers Roundtable: BOLD

Garden Designers Roundtable: BOLD

Good-bye, wimpy garden colors! So long, namby-pamby landscaping! Say hello to all things bold in your garden. Now, don’t get into a panic — not everything needs to be bold, but for sure you don’t want everything to fade passively into the background. Here are some ideas to try — and repeat after me: Baby […]

The Garden Designers Roundtable: Transitions

The Garden Designers Roundtable: Transitions

I’ve always said that the transitions in a garden are the most difficult to plan out. What to do with that one space where your decomposed granite area meets up with river rock, grass and steel edging? How to move from your patio out to your hot tub area? What about weird colors that meet […]

Garden Designers Roundtable: Inspiration

Garden Designers Roundtable: Inspiration

This is a perfect post for January gardening, when the weather is cold and nasty, the wind is howling and you can sit inside with a cup of coffee or hot tea and read about what inspires garden designers. Actually, today in Austin Texas, it’s an enviable 68 degrees and sunny — and I just […]