Monday, January 7, 2013

Choosing the Best Urns

Urns that don't need planting are the best.


Rustic invitation leading to greater simplicity at the house.  My favorite template.
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What is the USA fascination with lawn to the street?
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Garden & Be Well,      XO Tara
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Pic via Old Long Island  
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5 comments:

Henhurst Interiors said...

Low maintenance, too! Beautiful photo.

Lori Buff said...

I like the new look of your blog.

NellJean said...

The gate to the Italian Blue Pool Garden designed by Guy Lowell c. 1915 at 'Planting Fields', the William R. Coe estate in Oyster Bay.

Zach at www.oldlongisland.com is the provider.

SALLY said...

Tara, what did you mean our fascination from lawn to street? Don't other countries have manicured lawns and flower beds? I know space is a premium and
often there is no lawn.. Just wondering...

Tara Dillard said...

Lawns are mostly monoculture in USA, Europe has mostly a mixture of 'meadow' for maximum pollinators & keep it 'tidy' by using several mowing heights. Of course this is larger properties.

Smaller properties are often concrete in Europe for parking. And have many beautiful gardens instead of 'lawn' in small spaces.

Different mindsets. Europeans seem to like gardening, USA likes 'landscaping'.

XO T