Ramblings of a "New American" Gardener

Reflecting pool

Is a change in the air?

October 24, 2013
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Was I surprised! My late Garden Conservancy Open Day on October 19 was a rousing success. We had over 300 visitors, and judging by what I could see, most were enjoying it. I was so busy I didn’t take a single photo, so I’m using a Google Earth photo of the house and garden above, […]

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Different gardens

August 3, 2013
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Patterns of use, or nonuse, are beginning to clarify the nature of the Brooklyn garden. I was reminded of that yesterday when we made our first visit to the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, the new building on Benjamin Franklin Parkway where Albert Barnes’ extraordinary art collection is now on display. In the lower lobby, and […]

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Garden Diary: Integrating a new place

June 11, 2013
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Integrating the new into the old

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Garden Diary: On the level

February 5, 2013
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Leveling the ground around the new reflecting pool

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