Friday, May 1, 2009

Elizabeth Reynolds House, c1777

Nicholson Street, Colonial Williamsburg

Finnie House, Williamsburg

Garden layout: then and now

Bracken Tenement Garden, Colonial Williamsburg
Cedar edging, pea gravel paths

Pavillion II garden, University of Virginia, Albemarle County
brick edging and gravel paths

Herb garden, Barboursville Winery, Orange County
stained, pressure-treated 4x4 lumber, slate and mulch paths

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Modern Palladian?

Monday, March 9, 2009

Bird Bottles

These clay birdhouses are authentic reproductions of 18th century bird bottles known to have been owned and used by Tidewater’s colonial residents. These "martin pots" can be hooked under eaves or hung on a tree or post and encourage insect-eating birds to nest nearby.