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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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Vineyard Views: A Sustainable Landscape that Goes with the Grapes

vineyard views A SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE THAT GOES WITH THE GRAPES WRITTEN BY RONDA SWANEY  PHOTOGRAPHY BY WILLIAM CARSON JOYCE The dry Santa Ynez Valley of Southern California hardly seems the ideal setting for a vineyard. Yet dozens of vintners call this region home and coax award-winning vintages from the soil year after year. ...

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Pack Leader: A Happy-Go-Lucky Feel For A Family Home

Diana Taylor Realty PACK LEADER A HAPPY-GO-LUCKY FEEL FOR A FAMILY HOME WRITTEN BY JEANINE MATLOW  PHOTOGRAPHY BY RYAN GARVIN KIDS AND PETS WERE AT THE FOREFRONT of this phenomenal new-build in Newport Beach, California. “They really needed a space to feel truly at home with all of the comforts for every member,” ...

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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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