Residential PPN Spring 2008 Newsletter
LETTER FROM THE CHAIR
The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses. ~Hanna Rion Welcome to the newest edition of the Residential Design PPN newsletter, and my first as Co chair with Jeff Mitchell. It is an exciting privilege
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Red Ink, Green Joy
On my soggy drive home today, talk radio was filled with opinions about the pending "economic stimulus package" and the looming recession driving it. Lots of doom and gloom, both here and abroad. And it got me thinking (as most
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Curb Appeal: Beyond the Front Yard
With the current depressed housing market, competition for sales is keen. The rates of available housing are at lows similar to those in 1992. And this decline in housing sales has affected not only existing homes but also the new
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Water Gardens: Alive with Sound and Motion
Making a water feature an important aspect in a landscape or garden is something that has been done in other countries for centuries. But here in the U.S., widespread use of water in our landscapes and gardens has taken hold
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Prairie Style Gardening: European Roots and American Adaptation
The work of Dutch horticulturalist and designer Piet Oudolf is showing up all over. His renovated personal garden in the Netherlands is highlighted in the January February issue of GARDEN DESIGN (“lawn to lush” – page 55). What gives this
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Mediterranean Retreat
This Malibu, California estate already had a lot going for it beautiful architecture, a sweeping driveway, a refined front garden – and with a tennis court in the rear of the property, one would think this was heaven on earth.
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Environmental Landscape Solution Provides Aesthetic Appeal
Monterey Bay, California is known for its abundance of aquatic wildlife such as seals, whales, sea lions, dolphins, sea otters, sea birds, and more. However, that wildlife is threatened by stormwater runoff. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC),
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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR
Red Ink, Green Joy
Curb Appeal: Beyond the Front Yard
Water Gardens: Alive with Sound and Motion
Prairie Style Gardening: European Roots and American Adaptation
Mediterranean Retreat
Environmental Landscape Solution Provides Aesthetic Appeal
 

 

Jennifer Horn, ASLA, Co-Chair
(202) 573-7581
jennifer@jenniferghorn.com

James Hughes, Affiliate ASLA, Co-Chair
(850) 294-3227
jhl.contact@gmail.com