Posts Tagged ‘garden gallery’


Splish, Splash in the Garden

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Water features add a soothing nature to your landscaping. by Charlie Thigpen   Photography by Chuck St. John Water is essential for life. Maybe that’s why it’s soothing to hear running water in the garden. I’ve always thought a good garden can be enjoyed for its sounds as well as its sights. If you close your… Read More

Creating Useable and Functional Landscape

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

It all starts with a good plan. by Charlie Thigpen It’s a New Year and the perfect time to reflect on your landscape. Are you happy with the way it looks? Does it fit the needs of your family? When you buy a house you also buy a yard, so make your landscape an extension… Read More

Arrangements Without Blooms

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Designing with fall foliage. by Charlie Thigpen, Photography by Chuck St. John It’s always a nice touch to have an arrangement to greet guests for parties or family gatherings.  But what happens when you don’t have flowers? Go to Plan B and use what you have.  If you really open your eyes, you can usually… Read More

Beauty in a Bottle Tree

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

And a haint-free garden as a bonus. by Charlie Thigpen    Photography by Chuck St. John They are the easiest trees to maintain because you never have to water, prune or fertilize these glistening gems. They can create a focal point or add whimsy to your landscape, and they gift the garden with year-round color…. Read More