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Designed by landscape architect Barry Landry of the Texas firm Root Design Company.

Designed by landscape architect Barry Landry of the Texas firm Root Design Company.


Entrance garden at the Peninsula residence in Austin, Texas.  Designed by Texas firm Bercy Chen Studio.

Entrance garden at the Peninsula residence in Austin, Texas.  Designed by Texas firm Bercy Chen Studio.


A fountain at Peckerwood, a Hempstead, Texas (U.S.) garden. Designed by the owner, John G. Fairey. Fountainheads by Otis Huband. Photo by Marion Brenner. Read about Peckerwood in this article by  garden designer and writer,  Pam Penick:  http://www.gardendesign.com/ideas/the-plant-man
A fountain at Peckerwood, a Hempstead, Texas (U.S.) garden. Designed by the owner, John G. Fairey. Fountainheads by Otis Huband. Photo by Marion Brenner. 

Read about Peckerwood in this article by  garden designer and writer,  Pam Penick:  http://www.gardendesign.com/ideas/the-plant-man
A garden designed and built by Austin firm, D-Crain Design and Construction. At first I thought the background was a theatrical set design but then I remembered this was Texas, big sky country, and what I was seeing was a sunset! We don’t see things like that where I live. Anyway, back to garden design: Very nice use of texture and exclamation points…those skinny cedars at the top of the slope. Or are the Juniper?

A garden designed and built by Austin firm, D-Crain Design and Construction. At first I thought the background was a theatrical set design but then I remembered this was Texas, big sky country, and what I was seeing was a sunset! We don’t see things like that where I live. Anyway, back to garden design: Very nice use of texture and exclamation points…those skinny cedars at the top of the slope. Or are the Juniper?

Mediterranean garden Texas style designed by Texas firm D-Crain Design and Construction.

Mediterranean garden Texas style designed by Texas firm D-Crain Design and Construction.

The irregular edge on this path enlivens this very calm, pale space. Don’t understand the block stone though. Any ideas? What aren’t we seeing? Designed by Texas firm, Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects.

The irregular edge on this path enlivens this very calm, pale space. Don’t understand the block stone though. Any ideas? What aren’t we seeing? Designed by Texas firm, Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects.

A very basic garden space: Stripped log pergola draped with vines. Gravel under foot. Vintage furniture. Designed by ‘shabby chic’ queen Rachel Ashwell in Round Top, Texas in the U.S. Photo by Jack Thompson.

A very basic garden space: Stripped log pergola draped with vines. Gravel under foot. Vintage furniture. Designed by ‘shabby chic’ queen Rachel Ashwell in Round Top, Texas in the U.S. Photo by Jack Thompson.

Garden privacy wall of stainless steel mesh and recycled glass for a pool house garden in Dallas, Texas.  Designed by the Dallas firm of  Hocker Design Group, this project won an Honor Award from the ASLA in 2010.