Travelin’ Man
I haven't quite started packing my bags for the International Pool|Spa|Patio Expo, which begins soon in Las Vegas, Nev. Truth is, I'll actually need to unpack them first, because right now I'm in Kennett Square, Pa., awaiting the start later today of
Staying Current
With a busy schedule, it's too easy to use the same tools repeatedly in project designs.   Yes, you can mitigate the repetition to a certain extent by using those tools differently each time, but the fact remains that many of us tend to design over and over again with the same plants, hardscape materials and structural approaches because it's what we know and trust.   But let's face it:  Most clients don't want exactly what someone else has; instead, they want one element from this garden and a special plant from that one.   From a design perspective, selecting new plants every time is