Getting it right is important –especially when it is too big for “Can you move it a little more to the left?”

Today’s GPOD is from Robin Turnbaugh:
We live in Chesterfield, New Hampshire, zone 5A.  When we designed our 1-acre woodland garden, we placed the urn with the poem “Anecdote of the Jar” by Wallace Stevens in mind to bring a sense of unity and focus to the now open woodland area.  It’s a Lunaform Borghese urn, made in Sullivan, Maine. They are concrete with steel reinforcement to enable them to withstand freezing. We toured the factory and were amazed by the process. They are all very painstakingly hand-made beautiful works!
We needed something large, and at about a ton, the Borghese fit the bill. We placed it strategically to be visible from the house in all seasons, instantly creating a view line and connecting the house to the woodlands - in addition to creating structure and cohesion to the woodland garden.

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