It's the last day of National Public Gardens Week! What better way to celebrate than with the Tiffany Celebration Garden in Chicago, which has hosted everything from wedding processions to lunchtime strolls. Here's to blue skies and public gardens. Have a green weekend, everyone! ⠀ ...⠀ #nationalpublicgardensweek#publicspace
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“Gardeners, I think, dream bigger dreams than emperors.” - Mary Cantwell. ... Taken at the Paine Art Center’s Formal Garden. Photo Credit: Eric Reischl⠀
Happy National Public Gardens Week! Not only do public parks provide a beautiful place to play, they're irreplaceable community resources. Our work for Hermann Park's McGovern Centennial Gardens created multiple learning spaces for the community, including an interactive Family Garden that teaches the next generation how to grow their own produce. "Houston is a big melting pot," says @doug_hoerr on his concept for the gardens, "and these gardens invite the city to experience different cultures through horticulture." ⠀ ...⠀ What's your favorite public garden? Comment below, we'd love to hear from you! ⠀ ...⠀ #nationalpublicgardensweek#publicspace ...
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Beauty and grace. 😍 ...⠀ Bonica shrub roses, sedums, and hostas cascade over the stairway, gently and subtly uniting nature with functionality. ⠀
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Some container gardens just can't be contained!
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Is there a better place to gather than in a garden? ⠀
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Careful details make new landscapes look like they've been there all along. We hope you’re stepping into a great week! 😉
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Happy Friday everyone! We'll see you on the shore 😉
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Gardening season is in full swing! What do you have planned for your garden this year? ⠀
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Can you believe this beautiful space sits atop a garage?!
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It's almost astilbe season! Besides being drop dead gorgeous, astilbe is a wonderful option for shady areas and damp soils. What's on your Flower Watch list? ⠀
“The greatest contribution a designer can make is to link the human and the natural world in such a way as to recall our fundamental place in the scheme of things." These wise words were written by Dan Kiley, the formative modernist landscape architect in the United States. Kiley's fascination with classical French garden design led to a vision of modernism that evoked formalism in surprising, accessible ways. His projects span all across the United States. From the grounds around the Gateway Arch in Louisville to the enormous Ford Foundation Atrium in Manhattan, the intricate mathematical Kiley Gardens in Tampa ...