Tuesday, February 17, 2009

CREOLE GARDENS

Laura Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana

the kitchen house at Maison Chenal
the picot fenced garden with cloches at Lacour house on False River
Stromeyer parterre garden in Baton Rouge
 the grounds at the classic Parlange Plantation

the Jacques DuPre house with its whitewashed columns 

Monday, February 16, 2009

MARATHON KEY, FLORIDA GARDEN

Michael Russo designed this futuristic house and garden on Florida's Marathon Key. The landscape design features lush tropical plantings and a Jetsons' like gazebo and pebble covered minimalist beach area and landing strip.












Sunday, February 15, 2009

FORD RUTHLING GARDEN

Ford Ruthling's garden in Santa Fe contains many of the old apricot and cherry trees that were planted when the house was built in 1907.  He has added several follies.