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This could simply be garden art, but it could also be a secret garden gate.  (CorTen has so many outdoor uses!)  Darcy Garden_070

The Mike Darcy Garden, shot in August morning light and again in the evening light of November.

lds conference center city creek  This Mormon pin is loved at www.MormonLink.com

I like this gentle creek of a water feature, would be beautiful meandering through a backyard woodland garden

I love moon gates. The moon gate frames the pagoda style pavilion and the "good karma" boulder. Masons hand chiseled each stone on site and set the stone against a wooden arched form which was later removed. By McHale Landscape Design, Upper Marlboro, MD.

DIY Tropical Fence Border Garden - 2nd update. If you've been following the progress of this project, you'll see that the space has really started to fill in (and you'll see that bromeliads have been added in as highlight/accent pieces).

Another photo of the fence garden in the summer months. I've since removed the petite banana tree to allow the hibiscus some breathing room and have added bromeliads to fill in the gaps until these lovely tropicals make their appearance in the spring.


asiaimages: Hokokuji Garden Fountain, Kamakura Images by John Lander/Asian Images - Gardening And Patio

How to Make a Japanese Torii Gate for the garden

Construct a Japanese Torii Gate for Your Garden

For some time, I had been thinking about building a Japanese torii gate for my garden. A torii gate marks the approach and entrance to a Shinto shrine.


tree lined path, good use of additional pavers for "Passing area", (Exotic Garden by Werner Design Associates and Mark de Reus in Kona, Hawaii)