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Haphazard Garden Planner Tries 5 Principles of Landscape Design – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

“There has to be a floor plan before a house can be built, a good dress requires a pattern and a good meal means recipes and menu planning. We provide all these things as necessities, but when it comes to a garden plan we are all too willing to believe that all the magic will …

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5 couples share their hacks for merging design styles without breaking up

Remo prefers a space that frames the outdoors. He likes to use “high quality natural materials that create a sense of calm and joy,” he explains. When the couple first met, his apartment leaned more toward a masculine-industrial vibe. They moved in together and decided to start with a clean slate. They both sold most …

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Oregon’s first woman-owned landscape architecture firm faced challenges – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

“Sometimes the problems were more serious, like when a grower dared to tell them how to run their business. They would not tolerate this.” — Valencia Libby, ‘Lord & Schryver’s Northwest Gardens’, 2021. In garden historian Valencia Libby’s book, “The Northwest Gardens of Lord & Schryver,” she described some of the challenges faced by Elizabeth …

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Breaking Through 2022 Winner: Bionica

Breaking Through Winner 2022 Concept: bionicsEquipment: HDRTeam representatives: Yunnan Allen, lead architect of the project; Brian Schaller, project designer; Adeline Morin, Senior Project Designer The premise: Today’s healthcare is fraught with challenges including fixed resources, a high carbon footprint, secondary infections, stressful orientation, and an often non-healing environment. Recognizing this, Bionica is working to avoid …

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Local designers’ ideas on how to decorate your space without breaking your budget

At the Alphabet Soup thrift store in Petaluma, store manager Maria Mandolini showed me what to look for. He pointed to a large wooden dresser from the 1980s with gold handles and priced at $135. “The original price in retail stores was $600 40 years ago,” she said. “Open the drawers and make sure the …

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Try outside the box planting for boxwood – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

“(Boxwood), as an ornamental plant, has achieved its position of aristocracy by a quality practically bordering on immortality. By this I mean that once established, the plant will live on through many generations of people and under the most adverse circumstances.” — Valencia Libby’s “The Northwest Gardens of Lord & Schryver,” 2021 Buxus species, or …

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Try These Design Hacks In Your College Dorm (And Avoid Breaking Housing Rules) | Architectural Summary

Decorating college dorms has come a long way in style since Pottery Barn Teen launched rugby striped sheets and mini locker side tables in 2003. But now kitsch fads are being replaced with cool decor that suitable for endless dorm design possibilities. And, yes, bean bag chairs are still a must-have. Savvy online retailers like …

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