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    Back Door

    Photography by Dave Adams Like Monet’s garden: The serene swimming pool at the home of Sacramento landscape architect David Gibson and artist William Ishmael.

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  • Mini Meadow

    How one couple got the carefree yard of their dreams. By Catherine Warmerdam Landscaping: Gary Kernick, Change of Seasons Photos courtesy of Gary Kernick WHEN AMY AND RODD KELSEY hired landscape designer Gary Kernick of Change of Seasons to completely overhaul the backyard of their Sacramento home, they had several goals in mind: Remove the […]

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    Our Must-Have Garden Tool

    By Catherine Warmerdam Photography by Jason Sinn IT’S NO SURPRISE that the country that gave us samurai swords and Korin kitchen knives also makes some impressive hand tools for the garden, including this small wonder. The Kusakichi brand Nejiri scraper is a compact hoe with a sharp blade, making it the ideal implement for weeding, […]

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  • Landscape Artists

    ‘Scape Artists

    By Mari Tzikas Suarez Photography by Charlene Lane Insider tips and trade secrets from five of the region’s leading landscape architects and designers. David Gibson David Gibson was already a licensed landscape architect when he decided to take his traditional education and expertise one step further—at Harvard Graduate School of Design, no less. So expect […]

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