terracing

  • Design

    Dealing With Dry Shade

    Everything I’ve learned about dry-shade gardening has been from experimentation.   When my husband and I bought our home in Fairview, Tennessee, 20 years ago, I had never gardened before.…

  • Design

    A Gentle Approach to Planting on a Slope

    When creating a new garden design, I first analyze existing elements to decide what works, what doesn’t, and why. Architectural and hardscaping elements are a good place to begin. When…