• Container Garden Plan: Back to Black

    Container Garden Plan: Back to Black

    A black-based container planting is more than a “because you can” novelty: it’s an exceptionally elegant way to display some truly distinctive and eye-catching plants. When it comes to foliage and flowers, what we call “black” is usually a shade of deep purple to burgundy … Read More

  • What Is Timber Framing?

    What Is Timber Framing?

    Timber framing in much of the world can refer to any framing system using wood components, but in North America we use it to mean solid timber (greater than 5 x 5 in section) joined together with traditional wooden joinery. It’s a type of post-and-beam … Read More

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