A photo posted by Mary Palmer Dargan (@mpdargan) Are you a fan of the greenery surrounding these steps? These trees are perfect for any garden size. It’s the Ryusen Japanese Maple, known for its weeping effect and versatile branches. Not into adding something that takes a lot of work? The Ryusen is low maintenance as […]
Have you heard about the magnificent stone sculptures that are currently being showcased at Dovecote Porch & Gardens? If you haven’t seen them first hand, let me assure you they are not to be missed. On Friday, September 4 from 5 to 7 pm. Artist Carl Peverall will speak about atmospheric stone sculpture, methods of […]
What represents a luxurious life on mountain more than the Callasaja Club in North Carolina? Have a look at how we helped make the Lauletta fountain a one-of-a-kind-beauty. The source A photo posted by Mary Palmer Dargan (@mpdargan) on May 6, 2015 at 12:04pm PDT Looking for your own piece of water oasis? […]
Here’s a snap of our fresh lettuce and kale! Nothing makes a gardener happier than seeing greens reach their full potential. If you missed our Garden Talk Salon with John McCarley, here is a short video on organic vegetable gardening. Watch by clicking below: What have you been growing in your garden this summer? Take a photo and […]
Leaf cutter bees are summer foragers /pollinators and I just received mine! Watch as I describe them in their shipping package and the process involved in incubating them to adulthood. If you’re looking for garden information from bees to garden trees, we’ve got you covered. Call Dargan Landscape Architects at 404-231-3889 or click here for […]
“No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.” Thomas Jefferson Big or small, garden water features add a ‘wow’ factor like no other. Here’s one from our Dovecote Porch & Gardens in Cashiers, NC. Simplicity at its best. Connect with Mary […]
American Certificate of Landscape Design graduates at PlaceMakers Atlanta 2013 : Create a Garden for Health & Longevity
The Benjamin Phillips House, c1818 in Charleston, SC. Hugh and I were invited to aid in its transformation in the mid- eighties and today it stands as a proud example of a garden whose vision has been realized. Actually, it has looked great for 15 years! The owner sees to each detail and experiments with heat tolerant roses: such as climbing pink Cecile Brunner, whiite climbing Somruiel, and shrub rose LaMarne. Large flowered Clematis peep out to adorn a green wall and heavy white clusters of confederate jasmine hang around spectacularly for about 2 weeks…now!