• Design

    A Sculptor’s Garden

    Today we’re visiting the garden of Syd Carpenter in Philadelphia. My 20-year-old garden surrounds the house on three sides with semi-shady garden rooms. Plantings focus on leaf colors, shapes, and…

  • Design

    From Driveway to Getaway

    We call the small garden room at the back of our property “our folly” not only for its whimsical nature but also for the many twists and turns our design…

  • Design

    Create a Pebble Mosaic

    Make edging, stepping stones, or even a small patio with river rocks and mortar