Showing posts with label Repetition. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Repetition. Show all posts

Monday, June 23, 2014

Front Porch: Formal + Informal


Design Rule: Contrast.
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A touch of the Queen + Ellie Mae Clampett.
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Urn on Plinth + Galvanized Buckets hanging with ropes.

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Your garden must tell me who you are before stepping inside your home.
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Garden & Be Well,    XO Tara
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Pic taken this month.  Jeri Farmer's lovely home/garden was on the Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival Garden Tour.  Jeri & Susanne refreshed the garden this year and time/money were both running short yet pots were still needed for the ferns.  Of course Susanne said, "Put them in galvanized buckets."
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Tara Dillard & Associates Design: farm to city pied-a-terre.
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Shaefer Heard Construction, licensed home-builder, renovation - new construction.  Heard's Landscaping a unit of SHC.  3 decades of service.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Potent Across Genres

Ranking with simplicity, and copying is 


repetition.
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Hodge Podge Lodge is easy, repetition engages the intellect.
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Garden & Be Well,    XO Tara
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30 years of clients and they all say, "It must be affordable & easy to maintain."  Repetition is a potent tool in your arsenal of skills.
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Pic Paris Through My Lens.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Use Repetition

Right side of her front door, below, variegated liriope is already established.  Space is limited at the front of her 30 year old townhome.  


 In a tight space repetition makes space feel larger.  Variegated liriope was chosen for the left side of her front door, below.  If it had been asiatic jasmine already on the right side, then that would have been the left side choice....


She said, "I don't know if something is wrong with me but I do not like RED!"  Double flowering Encore azaleas were sourced, below.


She is sourcing a new light fixture now.  Will not show you the 'after' pic until this offensive unit, below, is gone.


When the guys had pick-ax to 30 year old green meatballs she was JUMPING.  When they were safely deposited on our dump truck she hugged me.
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I really like what I can do for professional women over 60!!!!!!
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Yes, I was jumping & hugging too.  It never gets old, REMOVING UGLY.
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Garden & Be Well,   XO Tara
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Helen Dillon says REPETITION is the most important thing in Garden Design.
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When space is tight at a property line I often use what the neighbor already has planted.  A win for my client, a win for the neighbor.  Both gardens look larger & FLOW better.  My ego isn't about annihilation and a clean slate.  My ego is all about getting it right.
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Can't wait till spring, we're doing her back patio.


Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Pot Display

When the setting is right a pot display is de rigueur.

Choice morsels to delight the eye and

invite perusal.
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Garden & Be Well, XO Tara
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Have seen Pot Displays from Italy to Ireland & points between. Here, a delight in the same Italianate garden in Athens, GA as previous posts. This garden is about 1 acre.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Vanishing Threshold

Landscape Design takes advantage of everything you have, inside & outside. Repetition of form
is a subtle, potent, tool.
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Garden & Be Well, XO Tara
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Pics taken a couple of weeks ago. Dahlings, you do realize I don't 'style' pics?