Where To Find Inspiration

– Posted in: Garden Musings, Garden Visits
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I’ve never been remiss about sharing with other gardeners that some concepts seen in my garden haven’t been my  originally designs. To the contrary. Several years ago when Chris Woods (Ex-Director of Chanticleer) was teaching me about garden design and perennials, visitors to my garden would frequently comment on how my style of gardening reminded them of Chanticleer. Well, we both did[...]

Finding the Photo

– Posted in: Garden Photography, Garden Visits
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Whenever I travel to make a presentation I try to incorporate some local gardens into the show to better connect with the audience. My presentation in Chicago to the Garden Club of America’s Show of Summer was titled ‘What is a “Good” Garden Photograph’ and  The Chicago Botanic Garden was the obvious choice to go[...]

What Makes A Garden Japanese?

– Posted in: Garden Visits
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Written by Jill Sinclair Alot of GGW readers already know Jill from her popular blog, Landscape Lover, where she gives her personal take on parks and gardens in Paris and further afield. Jill is a British landscape historian, trained in the US and London, and currently living in Paris. Her particular interest is the changing[...]