Pondering landscape design in the urban southeast

Thoughts on landscape design in the urban southeast. I guess little kids can remember different sorts of things. I can remember a couple of the houses that I lived in during the early 1950s in a small town in the piedmont area of North Carolina.  These houses didn’t have closed foundations, but were built on […]

Dealing with magnolias-and a grass free front yard

Dealing with the magnolia—and a private, grassless front yard When we think of the southeastern U.S., the tree that usually comes to mind is the southern magnolia.  When I was a child, my picture with Mom and Dad was published in the Milwaukee Journal as we posed with a magnolia bloom that Dad had brought back […]