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Design - Page 2 of 42

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    A fairy-tale cottage in the woods

    In the April issue of Fine Gardening, Terie Rawn shared lessons she has learned while carving a garden out of the woods in upstate New York for the past 25…

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    The Power of Balance

    Use this essential design principle to create a garden that looks good and feels right

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    Designing Containers for Shade: 360-Degree View

    See a 360-degree view of the container shown in "Designing for Shade" in Fine Gardening Issue #159

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    A Colorful, Small-Space Design

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    The Importance of Native Plants

    Important information for gardeners:  native plants—not species from foreign lands—feed native insects.  And native insects are a major food source for native birds…and so on up the food chain.

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    Word of Mouth

    I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by the intelligent and gracious Virginia Prescott for New Hampshire Public Radio’s Word of Mouth. I spoke with Virginia about Landscaping Ideas…

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    Nothing More Fun: Stepping Stone Paths

    There's nothing more fun than designing a stepping stone path! Here are some pointers for choreographing a journey through the landscape.

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    Building a Curved Deck With Synthetic Decking

    A multilevel deck with built-in benches and a barbecue pit turns a backyard into a living room

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    Design a Better Deck

    Any outdoor space is better than no outdoor space. Even the kind of deck that we call a “penalty box”—the type you’ve probably seen attached to one side of a…

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    Designing a Small but Elegant Deck

    For Fine Homebuilding's Project House, deck builder Clemens Jellema was asked to design a simple yet elegant deck that would not be too difficult to build. In this article, Jellema…