Stone in the landscape: Pleasing to the eye and functional

StoneBenchAt this time of the year when blossoms and leaves lose all meaning, fine stonework remains steadfast and striking. If you have an appreciation for this traditional art, then I direct your attention to a site by Sunny Wieler, landscaper, stonemason. Two of my favorite photo articles: stone seating and a stone river.

I photographed the stone bench seen above during my visit to the New England Wildflower Society’s Garden in the Woods last summer. ~ JB

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Dozens of before-and-after photos to get a gardener juiced up about native plants

Following are scenes illustrating the work of native plant landscape designer John Magee. You’re bound to get at least one new idea and you’re certain to get excited.

— New video posted April 2010 —

— Portfolio posted March 2008 —

Remember, to view videos at best resolution, switch up the 360p default to 480p.
And, as always, please garden with plants that are locally native to where you live.

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