Fletcher Steele

The Blue Staircase It’s the birthday of Fletcher Steele; an American landscape architect who designed over 700 gardens. He was born on this day in 1885.   His most iconic work was nestled into the Hillside in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts.   It’s called The Blue Staircase at Naumkeag.   Steele designed the staircase for…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

I ran across a fascinating old journal as I was researching this show – what I especially loved about it was the layout. If you want to copy it here’s what you do: Dedicate a page of your journal to each type of plant in your garden. Make some notes about the characteristics of the…

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