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The Garden Called Helen’s Haven

Posted by on September 18, 2009

Helen’s Haven Garden of Helen Yoest and David Philbrook 3412 Yelverton Circle Raleigh Helen’s Haven is the garden I share with my family. The design took into account the needs of three young and active children. Even so, the stone path through the center on the main back border, built by Phil Hathcock of Natural […]

The Garden Called Rose Cottage

Posted by on September 10, 2009

The Garden Called Rose Cottage Garden of Sharon and Jim Bright 115 N. Bloodworth Street Raleigh The journey through the gardens of Rose Cottage begins at the carriage step. One step and you stop. The home and garden’s quaintness is mesmerizing. Antique roses, perennials, annuals, flowering trees and shrubs, plus pretty parterres define the space. […]

The Garden Called Falls Revival

Posted by on September 8, 2009

Falls Revival Garden of Jeff Bottoms and John Martin 12160 Falls of Neuse Rd Wake Forest Seen from the road, is a tapestry hedge buffering the busy street. On the other side of the hedge, in this historic valley of Wake Forest, sits a garden – a collector’s garden – with a foot in the […]

The Garden of Julia Kornegay and Alfredo Escobar

Posted by on September 7, 2009

The Paisley Garden The Garden of Julia Kornegay and Alfredo Escobar 5237 Leiden Lane Raleigh A groovy garden to be sure! Paisley patterns presents well to the visitor allowing one to meander through the paths never far from the sound of water. The stone-bordered pond, with a stream and waterfall, is at the heart of […]