Rhode Island Monthly - Rhode Island Monthly March 2006

 

Shady Characters

Shade garden. It sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? When we think of flowers, most of us envision sun. But here’s the thing: shade gardens are some of the most beautiful around. Dappled with light, not blown out, the colors and textures are enhanced. Dramatic seasonal variations in leaf and bark replace the razzle-dazzle of flowers that are here today,…

Inside…Out

You know how it goes — at this time of year, you can’t  wait to get outside and start enjoying the nice weather. You daydream about summer barbecues in your freshly manicured yard. Maybe you have a pool, and as friends and kids frolic in and around it, you watch on and tend happily to the grill, reveling in the…

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