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    Gardens on Steps and Stairs, Part 2

    Today we’re returning for more of Patty Clark’s photos of stairs and steps she’s photographed in gardens around Europe. There is something so inviting about a set of stairs; they…

  • Design

    Gardens on Steps and Stairs, Part 1

    Greetings from Patty Clark in the Yakima Valley of Washington. Instead of posting photos of my rural garden, I am sharing photos I have taken during my travels. These photos…

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    11 Steps to a Better Backyard

    Comfort and utility are among the most important qualities to consider when developing a garden design. Because tastes and styles differ, beauty is often in the eye of the beholder.…