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GARDEN VOYEUR: Same Designer, Different Styles in Park Slope

HERE’S AN ILLUMINATING EXAMPLE¬† of how a professional landscape architect, working to address clients’ unique needs and properties, comes up with totally individualized solutions. The professional is Liz Farrell of Park Slope, who has degrees in environmental science and landscape … Continue reading

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A Host of Brooklyn Daffodils

THE SCENE last week in my friend Nancy’s Boerum Hill backyard… This is what comes of twenty years of throwing bulbs into the ground and letting them do their thing: April abundance! Lots of daffs, leucojum (they look like tall … Continue reading

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GARDEN VOYEUR: Foolproof Plants for Brooklyn Backyards

THIS IS WHERE I cut my gardening teeth: the 21’x35′ backyard on Verandah Place in Cobble Hill where we lived for twenty years, above, as it looked in May/ June. We inherited a graceful Japanese maple, a stand of honeysuckle … Continue reading

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