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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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Hillside History: A Tiered Garden Inspired by the Past

hillside history A TIERED GARDEN INSPIRED BY THE PAST WRITTEN BY CATRIONA TUDOR ERLER  PHOTOGRAPHY BY EVA BLANCHARD When Kelly Rivelo purchased her Seattle home, the once-loved garden had been neglected for nearly twenty years. Brick retaining walls and steps built in the 1930s by Dorothy Metheny, the original owner, were crumbling, and ...

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