Tag: home and garden

Let Gristmill Landscape a Waterfall Into Your Life


(from Gristmill Landscaping site)

Pools and ponds, shallow and deep, waterfalls, streams and brooks, fast and slow, the sound of a delicate trickle to the roar of a twenty foot drop, water in the landscape brings another powerful element into the cast. A tranquility not just to be seen, but experienced and appreciated, by you, your guests, and the wildlife that quickly move in.

The mesmerizing sounds of water are among the most rewarding features you can place in your landscape.

Be it the tranquility of a gentle flow from a Japanese water feature, the sounds created by water cascading over an antique stone water trough, or the drama of a waterfall rippling downward into a reflective pool or pond. All to be enjoyed by your family and guests with the added pleasure from many songbirds. Yes, the sound of water is magical.

Pigtown Design: Q & A with NY Tastemaker Carolyne Roehm

CR Q A1Designer, author and gardener Carolyne Roehm will be at Ladew Gardens this weekend for the Garden Festival to talk about her passions for gardening, antiques and more.  While the 11:00 a.m. lecture is sold out, there are still tickets available for the 2:00 p.m. lecture. In anticipation of her arrival in Maryland, she was kind enough to answer some questions for me.