An Outstanding Urban Circle Design and Plantings

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Knautia macedonia and Geranium var.

The crown jewel of Philadelphia is the Benjamin Franklin Parkway – flanked on one side by the Philadelphia Museum Art with a straight view of Philadelphia City Hall several blocks away. In the center of Philadelphia’s magnificent mile is Logan Circle, an open-space park, one of the five original planned squares laid out on the city[...]

Gardens of Mission San Juan Capistrano

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California is relatively new, historically speaking, but that doesn’t mean we don’t love antiquities. Designers of restaurants and hotels must know this, because when they do a Spanish colonial-style establishment, they knock stucco off of the walls to make them look old. So where did they get the idea that this lent (at least the suggestion of) authenticity?[...]