Simply Grand - Bonus Ed.
Planting By Design - Bonus Ed.
A Checklist for Summer Entertaining - Bonus Ed.
Public Principles, Private Space - Bonus Ed.
by Carolyn Ulrich - May 2015
The garden began 15 years ago and is the handiwork of Kim Visokey, with husband Dale a constant admirer and sometimes helper. She knew very little when she set to work, her gardening experience while growing up mainly limited to helping her mother plant rings of impatiens around tree trunks. But she had a vision. “At our last house I had started to see gardening as an extension of homemaking and making a beautiful backdrop for my family,” she says, and so she set to work. >> read article
Planting By Design
by Cathy Jean Maloney - May 2015
Here’s my pet theory. All of us gardeners fall into one of two camps: plant lovers or design doyennes. The former waxes eloquent in Latin nomenclature, often with anthropomorphic plant references while using words such as cultural requirements and fastigiated branching. The design doyennes look for the big picture in the garden and are less concerned with individual plants. They use words like garden rooms, plant vignettes and holistic space. >> read article
A Checklist for Summer Entertaining
by Susan Martin - May 2015
Public Principles, Private Space
by Jean Starr - May 2015
Futa grew up in the garden that surrounds the house his parents built 28 years ago. The garden he’s carved out of the 5-acre property has seen dozens of changes. Its latest transformation is based on his horticulture internship in 2011 with The Lurie Garden in Chicago’s Millennium Park. >> read article