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Playing with Fire.. Placement

Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais

Here’s another section of the ruins garden at Chanticleer, where the gardeners have turned an old fireplace into a playful place for succulents and plays on words. I love how the plants drip from nooks in the wall, and how the stones speak for themselves. Enjoy!

Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais
Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais
Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais
Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais


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  1. Deanneart 08/12/2011

    Just love this folly! so well done

  2. rstamper 08/12/2011

    If I recall correctly, the original house was to be made into a ruins, but that didn't work out and they totally demolished it. The new "ruins" were built on the site expressly for garden purposes - a very successful project.

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