Review: Visionary Landscapes-Japanese Garden Design in North America

visionary landscapes book

Visionary Landscapes, by Kendall H. Brown, features 5 masters of Japanese gardening: Hoichi Kurisu, Takeo Uesugi, David Slawson, Shin Abe and Marc Peter Keane. Each designer interprets the style and meaning of the Japanese garden with innovative, unique designs in public, private and commercial spaces. Continue reading

Get Your Plants Ready For Another Tough Winter

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Curse you, Polar Vortex! The winter of 2013-2014 was a record for plant damage in my garden. Frost heave appeared nearly everywhere, plants that typically overwintered didn’t, rhododendrons got beat up, rabbits chewed above-the-snow stems … Continue reading