In addition to a lovely visit to The Huntington Botanical Gardens, we also enjoyed some time exploring the gardens of The Getty Center while in Los Angeles. The Getty is quite fascinating, with a variety of art, architecture, and gardens to take in at both The Getty Center and The Getty Villa. The Getty Center features European and American art […]
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Flowers, plants and trees all play a very important role in the way a landscape looks. However, the most important, if not most powerful, elements are those that give the landscape depth, dimension and energy. The four basic tools of visual art for landscape design include lines, color, form and texture. Lines are important because […]
While in Los Angeles last weekend for “Live Long and Landscape: Gardening for Health and Happiness,” Hugh and I were able to visit The Huntington Botanical Gardens and the Getty Museum. We returned with many great photos of each space, and just had to share some with you! In particular we loved visiting the Japanese […]
There are many things you can do with leaves after you’ve raked and piled them up (and let the kids jump in them a few times, of course). You can stash them in a hidden corner of your yard and forget about them. You can burn them. Or, you can bag them up and put the […]
It’s going to be an exciting weekend at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden. Mary Palmer Dargan will be the opening speaker for Live Long and Landscape: Gardening for Health and Happiness on Saturday, October 19th. The day’s seminar will discuss how gardening and healthy living are a match made in heaven. For […]
Landscape Your Life and The Garden Porch at Dovecote shared the stage at the Cashiers 2013 LEAF Festival in Cashiers, NC this weekend.