Amazing Historic Public Garden: Dumbarton Oaks - WebEcoist
Tucked away in the Georgetown district of Washington, D.C. is a 16-acre treasure, rich with history and botanical surprises, Dumbarton Oaks gardens.
I don't know what this is or where it is but it's pretty freaking amazeballs and I want to be there now.
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Abbey House Gardens
Once the site of the Abbot of Malmesbury Abbey's garden, the garden today covers 5 acres, and is located directly beside the historic ruins of the Abbey. The gardens are built about a 16th century house, and offer richly colourful garden walks throught the spring, summer, and fall. One interesting feature is the Knot Garden, an arrangement of formal beds about a well, shaped like a Celtic cross (see photo), in imitation of St Martins cross on Iona. It is rumoured that a Celtic monk from Iona…
Listening to the plants in Joan Sanders' gardens - InMenlo
Joan Sanders believes gardens should talk to each other. The front and backyard of her Atherton home feature multiple gardens. As you move from one to another, if you listen hard, you can almost hear the chatter. The surroundings are that magical. While Joan thinks she’s always been a gardener, she admits that while raising […]
33 Japanese Garden Landscaping Ideas: Ways to a Perfect Balance
Don’t be afraid to deviate from a specific plan if you find something you like. Mixing up the styles of your landscaping provides further interest to the overall effect, and since it is your personal creation your personal taste should shine through. This rounded arch is a perfect example of adding in a different style to highlight your creation.