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Inspiring Garden Design: Spring at Hidcote

February 20, 2020

Looking back on these images has me thinking “how lucky was I?!” Early last May, I was in the Cotswolds happy beyond words to be experiencing such gardens as Hidcote…

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Inspiring Garden Design: 12 Tropical Details to Borrow

February 13, 2020

Every trip, every new destination offers a welcome opportunity to look at design from another perspective…one of the many reasons to justify travel. Oftentimes, a reminder is enough to freshen…

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Bahamian Moments

February 6, 2020

The Lyford Cay Design weekend was an elegant, inspiring and festive few days in an iconic setting. Part of the pleasure of the weekend were the many “pinch me” moments,…

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Inspiring Garden Design: The Talented Mr. Brown

January 30, 2020

This annual “Inspiring Garden Design” series is going to have an international flavor in 2020, starting with the Cotswolds. There are many reasons that I traveled to England in December,…

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Inspiring Garden Design: Revealed in Stages

January 23, 2020

We’ve all experienced that wonderful sensation of having seen a picture that lingers in our consciousness — and sometimes even our subconscious. Such was the case with this garden image…

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Inspiring Garden Design: 7 Key Points for Creating Winter Interest

January 16, 2020

One of my most anticipated seasonal occurrences in Newport (and another reason not to flee to Florida in the winter) is a hoarfrost, which deposits a dusting of soft ice…

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2019’s Top 22 Photographs

January 9, 2020

After what seemed like the longest of lead-ins to the New Year (having holidays mid-week just throws me off completely), we’re finally here. The first month of the third decade…

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London’s Singular Architecture

January 2, 2020

Given the comments and emails I’ve been receiving, even in the very middle of this holiday season, it’s clear that last week’s London post was a hit. Fortunately, I also…

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