Monthly Archives: September 2014

Choosing Stone and Hard Materials: Landscape Design Advisories / Chapter 8

Chapter 8 Choosing Stone and Hard Materials       Choose a Family of Stone and Hard Materials from the Beginning. It will save alot of problems if you considerately select the set of stone and hard materials you will be using together for your ‘palette’ before you begin to design your projects in any detail. You […]

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Long Island Harvest Stories

Around this time of year, there is always a wonderful Harvest Fair at the Hallockville Farm Museum on Long Island. This year the Quiltmaker’s Guild, the Basket Maker’s Guild, the Rug Maker’s Guild, the Herb Society,  the Woodworker’s Alliance and other masterful craftspersons were represented. Members worked at their respective crafts all day, providing continuous […]

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In Bloom Plant List / August 10th 2014 / Zone 5B

IN BLOOM OR OF NOTE AUGUST 10th 2014 The plants listed below were among those in bloom or looking great on our Open Garden Day. This list was very popular, so I thought I would provide it for those of you who could not be there or didn’t get things written down that you might […]

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