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Floral Footprint: The Storied Travels of Popular Plants

floral footprint The Storied Travels of Popular Plants WRITTEN BY CATRIONA TUDOR ERLER Just like people and animals, plants have a history of migration. Granted, tulips and chrysanthemums don’t just pick up and walk to a new place; but with natural carriers and human movement, plants have made their way around ...

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Structure and Style: How to Use Texture and Pattern in the Garden

structure and style How to Use Texture and Pattern in the Garden WRITTEN BY CATRIONA TUDOR ERLER Creating a pleasing landscape or garden for your home is an opportunity to express yourself creatively. Two design elements that contribute enormously to the success of a garden composition are texture and pattern. The ...

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Making the Cut: a four-season guide to fresh flowers

making the cut A FOUR-SEASON GUIDE TO FRESH FLOWERS WRITTEN BY CATRIONA TUDOR ERLER Whether a stately container overflowing with fresh-cut blooms or a simple bud vase showcasing a single rose, floral arrangements are a perennial fan favorite. Bouquets are thoughtful gifts and a beautiful way to share your flower garden ...

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Lush Lines: Modernism Meets Low-Water Plantings in the Arizona Desert

lush lines MODERNISM MEETS LOW-WATER PLANTINGS IN THE ARIZONA DESERT WRITTEN BY KATHRYN O’SHEA-EVANS  PHOTOGRAPHY BY MATT VACCA When most people design their outdoor living areas, they forget one thing: to be truly welcoming, they need all the delights of home. “If a space isn’t useable, people won’t use it,” says Elizabeth Przygoda-Montgomery, ...

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