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Landscape architect Tim Lally’s Chicago garden

Landscape architect Tim Lally’s Chicago garden

When I saw landscape architect Tim Lally’s lovely little urban oasis last summer, I breathed a sigh of relief that the big dreams I have for my similarly sized back yard aren’t necessarily pie-in-the-sky. Tim, a landscape architect, has transformed a very unremarkable, boring back yard into a gorgeous extension of his home. To create […]

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Open House: James and Blue’s Northfield Garden

Open House: James and Blue’s Northfield Garden

Pretty neat garden, huh?  Enjoy! Click here for James and Blue’s Open House.

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Garden Tour: David and Nancy’s Backyard Retreat

Yesterday, we saw David and Nancy’s artful home and objects. Today, we at their tranquil garden space, which starts in the front and wraps all the way around the house, the lush vegetation creating a secluded back yard.

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Garden Tour: Jim’s Garden Oasis

Welcome to the first Open House Garden Tour. If you haven’t noticed already, I rarely cover outdoor “rooms.” They just don’t interest me that much. I mean, they’re outside. Even as a kid, I preferred curling up with a blanket next to the air conditioning vent and watching “I Love Lucy” to getting hot, sweaty, […]

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