home and garden

In spite of their humble function, paths conjure up romantic images of leisurely strolls across flower-filled meadows, warm welcomes, or mysterious adventures on walks through shadowy forests. The word path is often a metaphor for life.  No wonder successful gardeners and landscape designers make frequent use of this important feature to direct both the eye [...]

Retaining walls, sometimes called “garden walls”, serve many functions.  They can create privacy, screen out wind and noise, define an activity area, retain sloping ground, or accent a garden design. Low walls can double as a seating platform, and taller walls provide a handsome background for specimen garden plants. Walls impart a feeling of permanence [...]