Stone Walls

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    Janet’s Rock Garden

    Eric Sternfels sent in today’s photos. We’ve visited Eric’s garden before (Summer in Eric's Garden) but today he’s taking us along on a tour of a friend’s garden: Here is…

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    A Suburban Garden Without a Blade of Grass

    Today we’re visiting Michael Goltzman’s garden in Bethesda, Maryland. Over the last 10+ years, my wife and I have taken our small suburban plot, which was all lawn and yews…

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    Adapting English Elegance

    It took about five years and two road trips through England before Anne Campodonico was ready to start her garden. True, the Kentfield, California, mother of three wasn’t in a…

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    Build a Dry-Stacked Stone Retaining Wall

    A stone wall assembled without mortar has a lot of crevices to plant in