Monthly Archives: November 2010

Winter Offerings by Julie Campbell, Design Associate

Would you like something fun [and garden-related] to do to carry you through the monochromatic and dormant days of winter? Why not expand your plant knowledge and continue to learn even while the leaves are off of the trees by taking a class, attending a seminar or joining a garden group?

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The Next Generation to Make the Connection: The ABC’s of Gardening in Schools By Julie Campbell, Design Associate

A colleague of mine at the office is doing her graduate thesis on “living classrooms”, which means that she is showcasing and highlighting the educational and nutritional benefits of integrating gardening and growing food into early education. (Photo of Rachael Ray copyright Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

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Seasonal Containers by Julie Campbell, Design Associate

Who ate the calendar?…Meaning: where on earth has the time gone??  Weren’t we just augmenting August gardens with colorful and productive annuals?? Who’d have thought that the holidays would be almost upon us and *literally* right around the corner.

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Relics in the Landscape: Blending the Present with the Past by Julie Campbell, Design Associate

Perhaps it’s because I studied at RISD where things tended to be unconventionally creative, or perhaps it’s because I gravitate towards all things nostalgic, but when someone (such as a designer, homeowner, architect or city planner) successfully blends the past with the present and pays homage to what came before in a beautiful and thoughtful way, I get very excited. (Yes folks, after seven blog entries, we’ve all come to the realization that I’m a little quirky when it comes to appreciating elements in the landscape!)

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