seating area

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    From Mud to Garden (and Golf Hole!)

    Today we’re in Raleigh, North Carolina, visiting with John Matthews. I have put together an entire deck on the garden, going from muddy grass to what it is today. There…

  • Design

    How to Design a Secluded Seating Area

    To the north, accessed through our dining room door, is the most formal of our garden rooms. A paved patio creates a nice space for entertaining as it gently contains…

  • 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…