This week the Gardenista editors embraced the past with a visit to a historic garden, a trip down memory lane to the plant featured in a favorite picture book, and an archive dive for olive trees. Here’s a look.
Above: In Concord, Massachusetts, a revolutionary landscape pays homage to the town’s conservationist spirit with a pergola made from black locust trees harvested on-site and milled locally, and outbuildings whose architecture reflects the region’s historic character. See more in Garden Visit: A Revolutionary Landscape in Concord, MA. Photograph by Justine Hand. Above: Michelle recalled a favorite children’s book about Miss Rumphius, the lupine lady, in Gardening 101: Lupine and demystified growing this ornamental bloom. Photograph by Liz West via Flickr. Above: And, the editors were inspired by olive trees of all varieties in all kinds of landscapes. See some of their favorite examples in Genius Garden Ideas: 10 Landscapes with Olive Trees. Photograph by Nicole Franzen.
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