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Issue 13 · India Song · April 4, 2014

Trending on Gardenista: April 4, 2014

Issue 13 · India Song · April 4, 2014

Warm colors, cool water, chaotic patterns, symmetry—and pink as the ultimate neutral color. Jawaharlal Nehru said India is a bundle of contradictions held together by strong but invisible threads. This week on Gardenista, Michelle and Erin explore how contradictions enhance the gardens and outdoor spaces of India.

Khopoli House by Spasm Design/Remodelista

Above: The ultimate outdoor lounging spot? See The Sheltering Sky: A Vacation House in Khopoli.

Isabelle Palmer The House Gardener/Remodelista

Above: One of our favorite gardeners goes indoors: see Required Reading: The House Gardener by Isabelle Palmer.

Rose Petal Honey/Remodelista

Above: Maria shows us how to make rose petal honey inspired by her trip to India.

RMA Architects Courtyard Pool/Remodelista

Above: Michelle sleuthed 10 Garden Ideas to Steal from India.

Holy Basil/Remodelista

Above: Did you know that wild-growing tulsi basil (also known as "holy basil") was first cultivated in India? Learn more at Field Guide: Tulsi Basil.

Mandalay Blue Riven Limestone/Remodelista

Above: Ellen delves into Limestone Pavers in this week's Hardscaping 101.

Bronzino Ribbed Planter/Remodelista

Above: Beyond terra-cotta: 10 Easy Pieces: Bronze Garden Planters.

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